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Potato truck catches fire

Published July 27. 2013 09:03AM

State Police report that a Kenworth T600 was traveling west on SR25 on July 25 at 4:52 a.m. on East Main Street, Hegins, Schuylkill County, when for unknown reasons the trailer caught fire. The driver, Albert Davis, 54, of Houston, TX, was unable to control the fire with his fire extinguisher.

The trailer, which was loaded with approximately 40,000 pounds of potatoes, sustained heavy fire damage.

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