No injuries were reported when this rig caught fire on the Crosstown Bridge on eastbound Interstate 68 at about 2:20 a.m. Thursday. Three of nine vehicles being hauled on the tractor-trailer were destroyed along with the tractor, according to the Cumberland Fire Department. The incident closed eastbound I-68 for 3 1/2 hours. Cumberland Police, State Highway Administration and the Allegany County Hazardous Incident Response Team also responded. The fire occurred after the rig apparently developed hot brakes.
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