Lucky escape for driver after truck catches fire

QUEENSLAND Police and Queensland Fire and Service officers attended the scene of a single vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway on Saturday.

A semi-trailer carrying pipes is reported to have caught fire at 9.50am, half way between Biloela and Banana.

The fire reportedly spread to surrounding bushland but was brought under control a short time later.

Initial reports suggest the driver was uninjured.



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