Semi-truck fire on Highway 21 slows traffic west of Bryan

BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- A fire engulfed a semi-truck along Highway 21 in Brazos County near FM 50 early Thursday afternoon.

Some lanes were closed as emergency crews worked to extinguish the blaze and traffic was backed up in the area just west of Bryan near the Brazos River.

One witness said the driver of the truck is fine, but the vehicle was destroyed.

Another witness said he tried to help put the fire out with a fire extinguisher, but was unsuccessful.

It's not clear at this time was caused the fire.