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Semi-truck hauling vehicles catches fire Sunday evening

KOB.com Web Staff
March 20, 2017 05:15 PM

A semi-truck on fire forced eastbound I-40 at Rio Grande to shut down Sunday evening.

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The Albuquerque Fire Department says the driver noticed smoke coming from the back of the truck. He got out and began calling a mechanic when the truck went up in flames.

There is no indication yet what caused the fire.

The semi was hauling several vehicles to Massachusetts. Three of them burned, but nobody was hurt.

Several viewers sent KOB video and pictures from the fire. Watch the video above for more.

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