No one was injured after a tractor-trailer hauling a load of seedless watermelon caught fire in the south bound lanes of I-77 Wednesday morning, temporarily closing both southbound lanes of I-77 while first responders worked the scene. “Upon arrival to the scene, the cab of the truck was fully involved and the fire had spread into the trailer”, said Chuck White, Assistant Chief of the East River Volunteer Fire Department. The East River Volunteer Fire Department was assisted by the Oakvale and Green Valley-Glenwood Fire Departments on the blaze.
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The tractor trailer, which was fully engulfed by fire, was hauling a load of seedless watermelons. Law enforcement, fire fighters and other emergency personnel are still on the scene of the blaze.
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11 a.m. in the Burns Wornal Chapel at Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Sarver Cemetery in Spanishburg.
1 p.m. at Fairview Community Christian Church in Princeton. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton
2 p.m. in the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton.
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