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Driver Escapes Semi-Truck Fire in Daytona Beach

By SASHA STATON, Correspondent | May 28, 2021 | FLORIDA

Story No. 052821112

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Just after midnight on May 28th, Daytona Beach Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire located on I-95. They arrived to a fully engulfed 18-wheeler pulled off to the side. The driver of the semi was able to pull over when he noticed sparks coming from the truck and exited without injury. Firefighters extinguished the truck that had been carrying ice cream. The cause of the fire was due to a malfunction with the brakes.

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