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Semi fire shuts down US131 in Schoolcraft
SCHOOLFRAFT, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A semi's trailer caught fire early Monday morning causing a shutdown on US-131 for a couple of hours.
The call came into dispatch around 1am of a semi on fire at XY Avenue in Schoolcraft.
Kalamazoo County Sheriffs Deputies tell Newschannel 3 it was actually another driver who saw a red glow coming from the rear of the truck. That motorist flagged the semi-driver to pull over.
We're told the semi-driver attempted to use a fire extinguisher on a rear axle but it was too hot and the trailer caught fire.