MARCH 16, 2008 - TRAILER FIRE ON I-485

March 16 - Pineville Fire Department was alerted to a Tractor-Trailer fire on I-485 in the area of Hwy. 51. Pineville Engine 2 and 3 responded to find a tractor-trailer with the rear brakes on fire. The trailer contained a racecar, a utility vehicle, a lot of mechanical supplies. The fire had extended into the trailer causing a lot of heat and smoke damage to the equipment. After placing the fire under control, Pineville assisted Dellinger Wrecker Service with salvaging, overhauling and removing some of the equipment form the trailer for transport and storage. The Driver was transported to the hospital for evaluation due to minor burns and smoke inhalation. All units cleared the scene around 00:30 hrs.

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