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Drivers urged to avoid semi fire on Iowa Highway 150 north of Fayette

The front cab of a semitractor-trailer experiences a small explosion while engulfed in flames...
The front cab of a semitractor-trailer experiences a small explosion while engulfed in flames along Iowa Highway 150 north of Fayette on July 22, 2019 (Courtesy: Fayette County Sheriff's Office)(KCRG)
Published: Jul. 22, 2019 at 3:45 PM CDT
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A semitractor-trailer that caught fire is causing issues for drivers in northeast Iowa.

Fayette County Sheriff's Office officials advised motorists to avoid Iowa Highway 150 north of Fayette. Video posted to the agency's Facebook page shows the cab of the semi engulfed in flames. A small explosion can be seen on the video, sending flames away from the cab.

Stay off Highway 150 just north of Fayette , we have a semi on fire. Driver is safe.

Posted by Fayette County Sheriff's Office on Monday, July 22, 2019

No other details about the condition of any occupants of the semi were available at this time.