Semi Trailer Fire Closes US 23 Northbound Overnight

The Pickaway County Sherrif's office sent an advisory close to 1am this morning to avoid US 23 northbound, north of Tarlton Road near Logan Elm Village, because of a semi truck fire.

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Official details have not been provided yet, but Pickaway Township firefighter Terry French posted photos on his Facebook page of the Staples trailer full of office supplies...after he and commentators say the tires blew off the trailer and it went across the median into the northbound lanes. The photos show it burned down to the frame.

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One commentator said he heard the tires exploding in Kingston. Another said it was stil being cleaned up this morning when he came to work.

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