Fire destroys tractor trailer on I-295 in New Castle

NEW CASTLE, Del. - July 26, 2013

The fire was reported at 3:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway at the Delaware Memorial Bridge.

One lane was allowed to get by as firefighters were on the scene.

The driver jumped out of the cab and wasn't injured.

The truck, owned by Storewide Delivery Company based in Secaucus, New Jersey, was hauling cotton.

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