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Tractor-trailer on fire causes delays in Pittsboro

Posted July 8, 2010

— A burning tractor-trailer was causing significant delays on US-64 near Mt. Gilead Church Road in Pittsboro on Thursday afternoon, the Highway Patrol said.

There was no word on what caused the tractor-trailer to catch fire. Troopers said it was carrying hay or pine needles.

No other information was available.


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  • mamabearprotectinghercub Jul 9, 2010

    That is good that he is ok. I am so glad to hear that know one was hurt.

  • luvmyjackrascal Jul 9, 2010

    So glad the driver is okay - wonder how that happened?

  • Riverracer8 Jul 8, 2010

    The driver is fine - just scared to death. Just talked to him. Many thanks to all those who helped.

  • mamabearprotectinghercub Jul 8, 2010

    I hope everyone is ok.