Firefighters respond to multiple tractor-trailers engulfed in flames

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SAN BENITO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Firefighters responded to multiple tractor-trailers on fire in San Benito.

Two tractor-trailers caught fire on Farm to Market Road 732 near Eva Ruth Palmer.

San Benito and Brownsville Fire Departments responded to the fire. Running out of water, officials requested more assistance from La Feria Fire.

The Harlingen Fire Department responded to the scene providing mutual aid and two engines.

However, when Harlingen Fire responded to the incident both tractor-trailers were “completely burned to the shell,” according to Harlingen Assistant Chief Ruben Balboa.

Cameron County’s Sheriff’s deputies also responded to the fire.

No injuries were reported.

This story will be updated with information as it becomes available.

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