Truck tires catch fire – I-85

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Powdersville firefighters extinguish the rear tractor tires of a tractor – tanker on I-85 on Saturday afternoon. The rear tires of the cab caught fire and the driver dropped the trailer and pulled the burning truck away. Traffic was slowed as emergency workers had two lanes closed south bound near River Road. Pelzer EMS stood by as a precaution as firefighters fought the blaze. The tanker was carrying latex. Anderson county Haz-Mat and also Wren firefighters were placed on standby.Photo by David Rogers)