Truck fire in Shepherd

Sunday morning a refrigerated tractor trailer caught on fire while traveling on US 59 near FM 223 in San Jacinto County at approximately 7:30 a.m.

The vehicle’s back brakecaught on fire while carrying pig skin, said Jeff Williams, SJC Fire Marshal.

The driver was able to unhook before there were any damages to the truck.

Shepherd Fire Department were at the scene and contained the fire.

There were no injuries in the incident.