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Up in black smoke.

I have had this happen and know what a bummer it can be to watch your car hauler go up in smoke. This one happened in Mankato Mn.

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Auto transporter catches fire in Kentucky

This happened early this morning I-71 North was shut down at the 57 mile marker Judging by the color it looks like its a Jack cooper rig? Really looks like it started on the trailer axles. Maybe meritor?  

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A great job by all saves a car hauler

The Montoursville fire dept got a call to respond to an apparent axle fire on a car hauler. When they arrived the driver already had the two cars over the trailer axes off loaded allowing the fire dept to put … Continue reading

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Car hauler rolls and then burns in Toledo

The Toledo Blade is reporting a car carrier has rolled and then burned on the turnpike. The driver suffered only minor injuries. The truck looks to be reduced to scrap metal but that is what insurance is for I guess. … Continue reading

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Was the Jacksonville fire another axle bearing?

Was the Jacksonville fire another axle bearing? Who’s truck was it? Obviously I have more questions than I have answers.

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AutoLogic fire

The advertiser is reporting an AutoLogic fire: FIREFIGHTERS fought to control a blaze at the side of the road yesterday afternoon after a car transporter went up in flames on the A19. The driver steered the vehicle to the side … Continue reading

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Fire destroys new car load in Canada

I wonder if this is another Meritor axle on the recall list? The story on Metro News specifically states the investigators are blaming an overheated wheel bearing as the cause. I happened in a remote area so the fire crew … Continue reading

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AXLE FIRE

This was loaded up on you tube by a passing car, so I don’t have any more info. Maybe a Meritor axle?

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Blown front tire ends with a bad wreck.

NEWS 10 has a report on one of Central Valley’s truck hitting a bridge pillar after blowing a left front steer tire. The article states that the driver kicked out the driver’s side window to escape the burning truck along … Continue reading

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Big Sky auto transport yard fire

From KFBB.com For Don Kirkhart, owner of Big Sky Auto Transport, the fire behind his business caused quite the scare. “Yeah, it was pretty scary. We were trying to put it out. It started back here by some old cars … Continue reading

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