Fri Jul 1, 2022

18-wheeler fire closes section of J.K. Powell

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Whiteville firefighters and public works employees were on scene to scoop sawdust off J.K. Powell Boulevard after the truck carrying it caught on fire Tuesday afternoon. Staff photo by Thomas Sherrill

No one was injured after a rear-axle fire that spread into the truck bed of an 18-wheeler carrying sawdust caused traffic to be halted in both directions mid-Tuesday afternoon in Whiteville.

The truck, heading north, stopped in the center lane on J.K. Powell Boulevard in front of Waffle International

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