18-wheeler fire in East Augusta

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AUGUSTA (WJBF) – NewsChannel 6 has learned the Augusta Fire Department is on the scene of an 18-wheeler on Bobby Jones Expressway at Laney Walker in East Augusta.

Authorities say the right read tire of the truck blew, and caught fire. They said the truck driver disconnected the cab from the tanker to avoid a possibly dangerous situation. The truck was hauling sand.

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