Truck fire on Hwy 72 near Scottsboro - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Truck fire on Hwy 72 near Scottsboro

Source: Kevin Winkelman Source: Kevin Winkelman
Source: Kevin Winkelman Source: Kevin Winkelman
Source: Kevin Winkelman Source: Kevin Winkelman
(WAFF) -

A viewer captured dramatic video of a truck fire that happened Friday morning.

Jackson County EMA has confirmed that a semi-trailer truck caught fire while driving on U.S. Highway 72 eastbound near Scottsboro around 10:15 a.m.

The driver was able to pull over and exit the truck safely before the fire got out of control. 

We're told the truck was carrying a load of wood mulch. 

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