PILGER, Neb. -- Multiple agencies responded to a fire involving a truck near 571st Avenue and 846th Road in northeast Nebraska Tuesday afternoon.
Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says the fire started in the tire of a fertilizer truck near the county line separating Wayne and Stanton Counties.
Officials say the truck was carrying 14-to-15 tons of sulfur, a dry fertilizer.
A hazmat unit from Norfolk responded, in addition to fire units from Winside, Wayne, Stanton, and Norfolk.
The fire is under control but still smoldering. A half-mile perimeter has been set up near the scene. No injuries have been reported.