DPS troopers say in happened around 7:40 a.m. on Northbound 287 near Fisher Road.
Officials say a semi, with a trailer full of books, ran into the back of the a wrecker causing both vehicles to run off the highway and into a ditch.
Officials say the 18 wheeler flipped onto its side and immediately caught fire from a ruptured fuel line.
The wreckage was finally cleared off by around 2 p.m.
Thankfully no one was hurt.
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