Truck fire slows traffic on Route 11

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ROGERS, Ohio (WKBN) – A truck fire along Route 11 in Columbiana County slowed traffic early Friday afternoon.

A SuperSucker Vacuum truck caught fire just before noon in the northbound lane of Route 11, near Rogers. The driver heard odd noises coming from the engine while driving when he decided to pull over. Not even a minute later, the engine lit up in flames.

Smoke from the fire could be seen miles away, and traffic was backed up for a couple of miles.

Crews cleaned up the ashes around the highway road.

The driver was not injured.

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