Semi Catches Fire on Friday Night

A fire broke out on Friday night in Cape Girardeau at 8.p.m.Firemen from the Scott City and Cape Girardeau Fire departments were called to the scene. The fire broke out at the Buzzi Unicem Alternative Fuels facility located at 2524 South Sprigg Street. When crews arrived on the scene they found that smoke was coming from a tractor trailer located in the unloading area. Firefighters used a foam operation to put out the flames. Firemen were able to keep the fire from spreading to any other area outside of the containment area and no one was hurt in the fire. The truck contained waste oil inside when the fire started.

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