(Rolling Prairie, IN) - A semitrailer caught fire on a La Porte County highway this week. Just before 5:00 AM on Wednesday morning, Sheriff's deputies responded to State Road 2 just west of Cougar Road. A flatbed trailer had caught fire.
The driver, heading east bound out of Gary, was able to pull over and disconnect the semi. Kankakee volunteer firefighters put out the blaze which was blamed on a break malfunction.