Eighteen-wheeler catches fire

Traffic alert on Highway 59 south to Goliad

Goliad Truck Fire 5 6

GOLIAD, Texas—Traffic on Highway 59 South from Victoria to Goliad was backed up Friday afternoon due to an 18-wheeler catching fire on the highway.

The cab of the truck went up in flames, and reportedly the trailer that is on fire is full of explosive material. The truck caught fire right past the Highway 59 weigh station going to Goliad. Highway 59 North from Goliad to Victoria was being used both ways for traffic. The Goliad County Sheriff’s Office now says traffic there is back to normal.