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Semi delivering salt catches fire while arriving to destination in East Moline

A semi delivering salt caught on fire after it pulled into the Department of Transportation maintenance yard.
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EAST MOLINE, Illinois -- A semi delivering salt caught on fire after it pulled into the Department of Transportation maintenance yard.

The fire started where the tires connect to the cab of the truck around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, January 22.  According to the Silvis Fire Department, upon pulling into the maintenance yard the driver heard a pop coming from the middle set of tires.

The fire was put out and the salt did not catch on fire.

There were no reported injuries.