UPS truck fire causes morning traffic backup on South Loop

Updated: Sep. 20, 2019 at 10:01 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A UPS truck is destroyed after a fire broke out inside of it around 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, on South Loop 289.

The incident happened in the westbound lanes near the University Avenue exit.

Flames erupted from the vehicle, damaging its contents and the entire top side of the truck. Fire crews arrived to help put out the blaze.

UPS says the driver is fine.

There is no word on what caused the fire. The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.

TRAFFIC ALERT: A vehicle fire on the South Loop in between Indiana and University Avenues may hinder traffic. Drive with caution. Details will be uploaded to our website momentarily.

Posted by KCBD NewsChannel 11 on Friday, September 20, 2019

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