Truck fire brings fwy to standstill

Truck fire brings fwy to standstill

Traffic on Mitchell Freeway is at a standstill after a truck caught fire near Vincent Street this afternoon.

The three-tonne truck caught fire in a south-bound lane after its brakes malfunctioned about 2pm.

Eight firefighters took about half an hour to bring the fire under control.

Motorists heading into the city are advised to expect major delays.

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