Truck fulla onions caught fire o'er on Frying Pan Road

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If you were driving east on Interstate 40 on Tuesday, chances are you hit a bit of traffic around Amarillo, Texas and got to enjoy the aroma of a whole mess of onions burning because a semi-truck trailer full of onions caught fire out near Frying Pan Road. Occasionally, there is good news.

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According to News Channel 10, a tire blowout caused sparks to flare up and set the trailer ablaze and onions got everywhere:

Onions spilled out across the highway and the flames spread into the nearby ditch.

The semi driver was able to detach from the flame-engulfed trailer and drive to safety.

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Eastbound lanes were shut down as the situation was handled and cleaned up.

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There were no injuries reported.

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