Tractor-Trailer Hauling Carrots Burnt to a Crisp on Interstate 80
(Photos by Randy Bauer / Bauer Truck Repair)
The call came in around 8:30 p.m. for a report of a tractor-trailer fire on Interstate 80 eastbound near Exit 62.
Following the fire, traffic backups were reported throughout the area.
Clarion-based State Police, Clarion Fire & Hose Company No. 1, Limestone Volunteer Fire Department, Shippenville-Elk Volunteer, and Clarion Hospital EMS were dispatched to the scene.
Both the truck and the trailer are a complete loss.
No injuries were reported.
Bauer Truck Repair responded on Sunday morning to remove the charred tractor-trailer from the highway.
Randy Bauer, owner of Bauer Truck Repair, said the truck was hauling carrots.
No further information has been released.
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