Suspected Electrical Fire causes Semi to go up in Flames in Warren on 12 Mile Rd at Mound

WARREN, MI – A situation unfolded near 12 Mile Rd & Mound where a semi truck fire caught fire shortly before noon on Thursday.

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One person stated that the smoke from the fire could be seen all the way to 17 Mile Rd and Mound just before noon on Thursday September 14th, 2017.

A suspected electrical fire in the engine truck is what is believed to have caused the vehicle to go up in flames.

The truck driver could smell of smoke when he was traveling west bound on 12 Mile near Mound Road. He stopped the vehicle on 12 Mile to check the engine compartment. When he opened the hood to check the engine area, flames shot out and engulfed the truck.

The truck driver was not injured during the incident.