2 tractor-trailers catch fire, shut down Interstate 77 near Elkin

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SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Interstate 77 southbound near Elkin was shut down after two tractor-trailers caught fire Sunday, authorities say.

No one was injured, according to Surry County Emergency Services.

One of the tractor-trailers hit the left side rear cargo of the other.

About 150 gallons of fuel spilled down the highway and road.

Both tractor-trailers were destroyed in the fire.

One was carrying fiber glass and the other was a circus equipment vehicle. The contents were melted and burned.


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