Forks firefighters attend to fire in semi-tractor

Forks firefighters attended to a fire in a semi-tractor truck on March 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)
Forks firefighters attended to a fire in a semi-tractor truck on March 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Forks firefighters attended to a semi-tractor that caught fire Monday afternoon.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. on Gruner Road between Bison Parkway and Harlem Road.

The engine compartment caught fire and spread into the cab.  The fire was contained to the truck and did not spread to a nearby building.

The tractor is from M&T Trucking of Pavilion.  The fire was the result of a mechanical issue.

Cheektowaga Police and Rusiniaks towing also attended to the scene.