Semi-truck fire closes 287 near Electra down Wednesday morning


287 north and southbound lanes near Electra were closed for a while this morning after a fiery semi-truck wreck. DPS Officials say around 6:30 am at the Business 287 exit ramp, A semi ran off the roadway, hitting the guardrails which punctured the diesel tanks and started a fire. Multiple departments were called the scene to assit in putting out the flames. Officials say the semi is totaled, the driver was uninjured in the accident. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

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