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Driver injured in tractor-trailer fire on I-10

A tractor-trailer burns near the Sunset Road exit on eastbound I-10 Tuesday, June 15. The...
A tractor-trailer burns near the Sunset Road exit on eastbound I-10 Tuesday, June 15. The driver was taken to a hospital for treatment of a burn injury.(Arizona Department of Transportation)
Updated: Jun. 15, 2021 at 7:48 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A tractor-trailer driver was injured during a fire on eastbound I-10 near Sunset Road on Tuesday morning, June 15.

According to the Northwest Fire District, the driver suffered a burn injury and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The driver’s condition was not released.

Traffic on eastbound I-10 was backed up while crews worked to extinguish the fire.

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