Driver burned when truck catches fire at Raleigh gas station
Posted April 13
Raleigh, N.C. — The driver of a heavy equipment truck was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after being burned by a fire that started in the back of the truck.
The fire started on a piece of equipment in the bed of the truck while the driver was parked at a gas station on South Saunders Street in Raleigh. The driver pulled the vehicle away from the pumps before stopping on the road near Maywood Avenue.
Raleigh firefighters doused the flames a short time later.
The driver, who was not identified, was taken to the hospital to be treated for burns.