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Vehicle Flips, Burns Overnight PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Monday, 05 March 2012 06:01

A vehicle, said to be a pickup truck, overturned and burned overnight near the Avery/ Watauga line.  The 11:30pm call was to Pigeon Roost Road off NC 194 where the truck was found on fire by the first responding unit, who said that the fire was spreading into nearby woods. Second arriving fire unit reported that the gas tank had exploded and the truck was fully involved in flames.  Dispatch said there was no ambulance sent to the scene, so no reported injuries, but the State Patrol was sent, and are investigating the apparent accident that lead to the fire and explosion.

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