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Tractor-trailer on fire causes delays in Pittsboro

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.

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PITTSBORO, N.C. — 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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