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News: Driver injured following semi-truck fire on I-80 in Altoona

ALTOONA, IA - According to KCCI, a semi-truck driver was hurt when his vehicle caught on fire on I-80 EB on Tuesday.

Firefighters responded to the incident around 6 p.m. By then, the fire had spread to the grassy median. They extinguished both blazes.

Rescue crews transported the semi-truck driver to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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