Tractor trailer catches fire on I-76

CANFIELD — A tractor trailer caught fire and interrupted traffic around 3:40 a.m. on Interstate 76 in Jackson Township, according to a press release.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Canfield post reported that a tractor trailer carrying “Amazon goods” experienced a possible brake fire while traveling eastbound on the interstate.There were no injuries, but the trailer and goods were a total loss and eastbound traffic was diverted as fire crews extinguished the fire, the press release states.

The road was closed for several hours following the fire.


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