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Truck Catches Fire on I-93 in Ashland, NH

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    Responding crews determined the truck, which was hauling 2,800 gallons of propane, caught fire when its brakes overheated.

    (Published Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018)

    Part of I-93 north in New Hampshire was closed Sunday morning after a truck caught fire, according to state police.

    The incident happened just before 7 a.m. in Ashland.

    Responding crews determined the truck, which was hauling 2,800 gallons of propane, caught fire when its brakes overheated.

    The propane tank on the truck was not impacted by the fire and did not leak at any time.

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    The area was closed for around 20 minutes and has since reopened.

    No injuries were reported.


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