WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The driver of a big rig was injured Thursday in West Sacramento after his truck caught fire.

At around 10:30 a.m., the truck was traveling in the area of Tower Bridge Gateway and South River Road when the driver says he saw smoke coming from the truck.

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He got out of the truck and disconnected the trailer, receiving burns to his hands.

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Jefferson Boulevard was briefly closed.

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