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Big Rig Fire Near Gold Run Extinguished Quickly

A big rig fire on Highway 80 at Gold Run had traffic stopped in both directions for a short time Tuesday morning. Beth Bowersox with Grass Valley Emergency Dispatch says the first call came in around 5:30 AM.

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Bowersox says that multiple units from surrounding areas responded to the fire and kept it from spreading into the vegetation.

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The truck was traveling westbound on Highway 80 and carrying some sort of alcohol product. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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