Bruce Highway truck blaze

A B-double truck was partly destoryed in a blaze on the Bruce Highway in Childers during the early hours of Saturday morning.

About 3.20am the B-double truck driver pulled into a service lane at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Goodwood Road after experiencing mechanical problems.

The fire started in the prime mover.

Childers Queensland Fire and Rescue officers, plus Childers police rushed to the scene.

Childers police Sergeant Geoff Fay said the truck was carrying NQX general freight that was not damaged during the fire.

"It would've gone up if it had got into the freight," he said.

He said the highway was not blocked and firefighters acted quickly to extinguish the blaze.



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