No injury when Semi destroyed by Fire in Watseka

An early-morning fire (Monday) destroyed a semi-tractor parked in a residential area of Watseka. Watseka Fire responded to 216 E. Mulberry Street at 6:23 am.
Fire Chief Ken Baier reported the semi was in a private driveway when apparently, fire erupted in the engine compartment. The flames were contained to the unit itself. Just minor smoke damage affected the home. The fire’s cause was under investigation.

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