Police and firefighters responded to a blaze near U.S. 56 Highway and Four Corners Road in Edgerton at

First responders were on the scene of a fire near the intermodal property on Friday afternoon. According to a witness, the source of the thick black smoke is a BNSF truck on fire on the opposite side of the railroad tracks. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

First responders were on the scene of a fire near the intermodal property on Friday afternoon. According to a witness, the source of the thick black smoke is a BNSF truck on fire on the opposite side of the railroad tracks. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

approximately 4:15 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

According to a contractor on the intermodal project, the source of thick, black smoke that blanketed a pocket of the highway was a BNSF truck.

The location complicated the response of law enforcement as the blaze on the opposite side of the railroad tracks. A westbound train passed through the intersection as law enforcement and fire response arrived.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.