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Tractor-trailer carrying flammable and hazardous materials goes up in flames

Authorities say the rig had flammable and hazardous materials on board.

News 12 Staff

Sep 23, 2021, 4:52 PM

Updated 1,001 days ago

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A tractor-trailer went up in flames on I-87 in Newburgh Wednesday morning.
Authorities say the rig had flammable and hazardous materials on board.
Northbound traffic was closed for several hours, and hazmat cleanup crews had to be called in.
Two firefighters suffered minor injuries but were not taken to the hospital.


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