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Semi-truck loaded with pork destroyed by fire

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A semi-truck loaded with pork products was destroyed after going up in flames on Interstate 8.

The truck caught fire around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday on the side of the freeway west of Lake Jennings Park Road.

The fire spread to some nearby brush, but firefighters were able to put it out quickly.

Hazmat was called in to pump out the truck's fuel tanks.

The California Highway Patrol reported that the fire may have been caused by a problem with the truck's brakes.

The driver didn't suffer any injuries.

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