Hot chips but not because they're spicy

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - October 19, 2012

Thousands of dollars' worth of potato chips became potato crisps on a Tucson, Ariz., highaway.

A 24-foot trailer hauling the snacks caught fire just off I-10.

About $6,000 worth of Poore Brothers potato chips went up in smoke.

A local fire department spokesman says the fire was caused by a mechanical failure with a trailer tire.

The driver of the pick-up truck hauling the trailer wasn't hurt.

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