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18-wheeler catches fire on I-526; Driver uninjured

(Photo: Debbie Clevenger) (Photo: Debbie Clevenger)
(Photo: Debbie Clevenger) (Photo: Debbie Clevenger)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston Fire Department is investigating a fire that started on an 18-wheeler on the Don Holt Bridge Friday afternoon.

Traffic was at a standstill on the eastbound side of the bridge as crews contained the fire.

According to authorities, the driver pulled off to the side of the road because the vehicle started smoking. The driver escaped the fire without any injuries.

Charleston, North Charleston and St. Andrews fire departments responded to the fire.

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