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Tractor-trailer hauling Pringles catches fire on Florida interstate

A tractor-trailer carrying Pringles potato chips caught fire on a Florida interstate Monday.
A tractor-trailer carrying Pringles potato chips caught fire on a Florida interstate Monday.

Credit: Justin Sullivan

Credit: Justin Sullivan

This was one driver that had a chip on his shoulder. And everywhere else on the highway.

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A tractor-trailer hauling Pringles potato chips caught fire on a Florida interstate Monday, causing a traffic jam for nearly eight hours. The fire was reported about 6:20 a.m. on I-95 near Hobe Sound, Florida, Treasure Coast Newspapers reported. Firefighters, first responders and cleanup details blocked the southbound lanes of the interstate, backing up traffic for nearly 8 miles.

All lanes were opened by 2 p.m., Treasure Coast Newspapers reported. There were no injuries reported and no cause for the fire was given, WPEC reported.