Driver safe after truck fire in Lynn County - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Driver safe after truck fire in Lynn County

A truck driver is safe after a fire in Lynn County on Sunday.

DPS troopers say the driver was headed south on Highway 87 when he noticed smoke coming from his vents.

He pulled over, just past the Lubbock County line, opened the hood, and found the engine engulfed in flames.

The fire spread to the grass, but firefighters from Wilson, Tahoka, and Woodrow put it out.

DPS says the driver had just picked the truck up from a repair shop.

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