Truck bursts into flames on I-295 in Johnston

Justin White | WPRI-TV

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A tractor-trailer was heavily damaged overnight after it burst into flames on a Johnston highway.

Crews responded to I-295 North just past Exit 6C to find the truck fully engulfed, according to Rhode Island State Police.

The fire melted nearly everything on the truck, which wasn’t pulling a trailer at the time.

Police said the tractor-trailer wasn’t involved in a crash prior to the fire.

No injuries were reported.

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