Truck on fire causes traffic jam on East 21st

07/19/2014 1:45 PM

07/19/2014 1:46 PM

Wichita police are directing traffic at 21st Street east of Rock Road after an empty vehicle caught fire.

Sedgwick County dispatch received a call at about 12:30 p.m. for a black SUV causing a traffic jam in an eastbound lane of 21st Street, just east of Rock Road, according to dispatch. Another call was received at about 12:50 p.m. reporting that an empty, white Dodge truck sitting in an eastbound lane of 21st Street was on fire. The eastbound lane was completely blocked as of 12:54 p.m.

Fire crews have put out the fire and left the scene, but police were still directing traffic as of 1:30 p.m. No victims were reported.

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