CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – Brakes on a horse trailer transporting award-winning horses caught on fire on I-70.
It created a snag for motorists and a challenge for clean-up crews.
It happened around 10:00 Wednesday night at the 14-mile-marker in Clay County.
A flat tire on the trailer triggered the blaze.
Drivers were able to put the fire out using a fire extinguisher.
When emergency crews arrived on the scene, they helped transport the horses to a farm in Brazil.
All of the horses are okay.
Traffic was congested for some time while crews worked to clean up the scene.