Grain Truck Fire Near Lake Crystal 11 Oct 13

Authorities responded to a grain truck on fire Thursday evening near Lake Crystal. The call was received at around 6pm, and Lake Crystal Fire and Police responded to the scene. The truck was loaded with grain at the time, but the driver was able to pull off of Blue Earth County Road 42 after the fire broke out and escape without injuries. Investigators believe that the fire started in the truck’s engine compartment and then quickly spread. The truck is believed to be a total loss.