18-wheeler catches fire on I-20

Published: Oct. 24, 2018 at 4:19 PM CDT
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Traffic was backed up for a short time along Interstate 20 in Meridian after an 18-wheeler caught fire.

It happened near the Crossroads shopping center area around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Firefighters and police rushed to the scene after a tire on the 18-wheeler reportedly blew out, causing a small fire.

Emergency officials were able to quickly put out the fire and clean up the scene.