UPDATE: (07/23/16) 08:55 a.m. Sweet Springs fire crews reportedly brought the fire under control after arriving on scene shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday. Crews were put back in service as less crews were needed to put out any hot spots.
SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – Betty’s Truck stop is on Route Y Y just north of the I-70 Junction. Sweet Springs fire crews were called to that location just after 8 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016 for a report of a vehicle fire.
Once crews were on scene they reported that a trailer of a semi was fully engulfed with flame.
Route Y Y is approximately 3.4 miles wes of the Marshall Junction. Smoke was easily seen from I-70.
One report indicated that the trailer is filled with about 20,000 pounds of food items.