Truck pulling container at Port Everglades catches fire

PORT EVERGLADES, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue firefighters have put out a tractor trailer that burst into flames in Port Everglades.

The truck was pulling a trailer when it caught fire, Tuesday morning. The fire engulfed the truck destroying a large portion of the cab, near McIntosh Road and Southwest 42nd Street.

The fire also spread to the trailer, but the damage to the trailer appeared minimal.

No injuries have been reported.

Traffic in the port was temporarily affected as crews worked to clear the scene.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but the truck was said to be hauling clothing.

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