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Tractor trailer catches fire on I-81

  • ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS A tractor trailer belonging to Fed-Ex caught fire near miler marker 31 of Interstate 81 around 11 p.m. Monday after the driver reported his truck was on fire. Officials on scene stated that the fire, which started from…
    ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS A tractor trailer belonging to Fed-Ex caught fire near miler marker 31 of Interstate 81 around 11 p.m. Monday after the driver reported his truck was on fire. Officials on scene stated that the fire, which started from the rear brakes, spread to the back part of the wooden trailer. Respoding in addition to state police were fire companies and fire police voluntters from Ryan Township, Mahanoy City, and surrounding reas. No injures were reported. Nicole Chapman, along with fellow Mahanoy City Firefighters, sprays water under the truck to reach hotspots.
Published April 09. 2013 05:03PM

A tractor trailer belonging to Fed-Ex caught fire near mile marker 31 of Interstate 81 around 11 p.m. Monday after the driver reported his truck was on fire. Officials on scened stated that the fire, which started from the rear brakes, spread to the back part of the wooden trailer. Responding in addition to state police were fire companies and fire police volunteers from Ryan Township, Mahanoy City, and surrounding areas. No injuries were reported. Nicole Chapman, along with fellow Mahanoy City firefighters sprays water under the truck to reach hot spots.

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