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Police: Tanker truck catches fire, tire explodes in Spartanburg

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg police said John B. White Sr. Blvd. is back open at Southport Road after a tanker truck caught fire and a tire exploded.

Major Art Littlejohn said the truck’s brakes overheated and sparked a fire.

No fuel leaked from the vehicle

By 9:40 a.m. Littlejohn said the fire had been put out and the road had reopened to traffic.

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