A semi trailer caught fire on Interstate 44 near the 123 mile marker Wednesday morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the call was received at 6:24 a.m. after an axle on the trailer caught fire due to an apparent mechanical issue. The trailer was hauling energy drinks.
The Missouri Department of Transportation helped with the cleanup and assisted with traffic. No one was injured, according to the Patrol. Lebanon Fire Department and Lebanon Rural Fire Department were among those responding.