Truck Hauling Potatoes Catches Fire, Shutting Down Portion Of I95

Updated 3 years ago

A tractor trailer hauling potatoes caught fire Thursday evening, shutting down a section of I95 South for a little while.Police say the driver first noticed one of the trailer’s wheels was on fire on I95 in Orono.We’re told the driver was able to detach the trailer carrying the potatoes from the truck, saving the truck, but not the trailer or the potatoes.According to authorities, the driver was not hurt in the accident.Crews were able to re-open that section of the Interstate late Thursday night.


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