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Truck carrying dry ice catches fire along I-95 in Johnston County

Posted December 8, 2015 7:34 a.m. EST
Updated December 8, 2015 7:56 a.m. EST

No injuries were reported Tuesday morning when a tractor-trailer carrying dry ice caught fire on the shoulder of Interstate 95 South in Johnston County.

— No injuries were reported Tuesday morning when a tractor-trailer carrying dry ice caught fire on the shoulder of Interstate 95 South in Johnston County.

The fire started near mile marker 89, in Four Oaks, shortly after 6 a.m., according to responding firefighters.

The driver of the tractor-trailer disconnected the cab of the truck and pulled it away from the trailer after the fire started because of a blown rear tire.

Delays were reported in the area while crews worked to extinguish the blaze.