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Tractor-Trailer Strikes Three Fire Apparatus on NC Interstate

A tractor-trailer smashed into three fire apparatus on I-85 near in North Carolina, according to reports.

David Whisenant of WBTV reported that no firefighters were hurt but the tractor-trailer driver was injured.

Three Millers Ferry fire trucks were responding to a tractor trailer fire when the accident occurred around 4 a.m., the report said. The rigs shielded the firefighters from traffic and likely saved their lives, officials told reporters.

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