Photos: Massive flames engulf pickup truck on I-10

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A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning.

Aerial video from the scene showed the  big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning. Aerial video from the scene showed the big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland
A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning.

Aerial video from the scene showed the  big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning. Aerial video from the scene showed the big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland
A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning.


Aerial video from the scene showed the  big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning. Aerial video from the scene showed the big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland
A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning.


Aerial video from the scene showed the  big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning. Aerial video from the scene showed the big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland
A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning.


Aerial video from the scene showed the  big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning. Aerial video from the scene showed the big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames. By Catherine Holland

PHOENIX -- A "dually" truck caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near State Route 143 Tuesday morning.

Aerial video from the scene showed the  big silver pickup truck fully engulfed in flames.

It's not clear what sparked the fire, but huge flames pumped out a massive column of thick black smoke that was visible for miles.

It's possible that some gasoline spilled from the truck because flames were burning a stretch of the roadway right by the median wall behind the vehicle.

Once firefighters arrived on the scene, they were able to knock down flames relatively quickly. It looked like there was at least one small explosion as a firefighter doused the flames.

No injuries were reported, but the truck fire did cause a back on the freeway.

A "dually" is a truck that has dual rear wheels on both sides. It's a common features on heavy-duty pickups because it adds lateral stability.