Truck catches fire on I-79 in Mercer County

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The fire happened in I-79 just east of Mercer

FINDLEY TWP., Pa. (WKBN) – A tractor-trailer fire caused some delays on Interstate 79 in Mercer County Wednesday morning.

The incident happened about 5:30 a.m. on I-79 southbound at mile marker 17, just east of Mercer.

According to dispatchers, the brakes overheated on the truck igniting the trailer. The truck was hauling glass.

Pennsylvania State Police said no one was hurt.

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