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.