Frozen chicken trailer burns on Will Rogers Turnpike near Catoosa

CATOOSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • A tractor-trailer carrying frozen chicken caught fire on the Will Rogers Turnpike Thursday night between Catoosa and Verdigris.
  • Response crews from Catoosa and Verdigris responded to the scene and said the driver is in good condition.
  • Officials closed one westbound lane.
  • The cause of the fire is under investigation. It may have started in the back of the truck. Firefighters dug a ditch near the truck to try to stop the leaking diesel fuel from spreading.
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