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The truck driver was driving through Biała (Lubelskie Voivodeship) when he noticed that a tire had caught fire in his vehicle. He tried to extinguish the fire, but at some point the tire blew out. The man suffered minor injuries. Firemen extinguished the fire.

Everything happened on Tuesday (April 18) around 1 p.m. in Biała in the Radzyń district. A tire caught fire in a truck traveling along the national road No. 63.

The driver stopped the vehicle and grabbed a fire extinguisher. Then the tire blew out.

The tire blew KP PSP in Radzyń Podlaski

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The man suffered minor injuries

– A medical rescue team was called and helped the man – says senior captain Krzysztof Gomółka from the District Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Radzyń Podlaski.

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The driver suffered minor injuries. Firemen extinguished the fire.

Probable cause – failure of the brake system

– These things happen. Especially that under the influence of high temperature, the structure of the tire is damaged and the compressed air is heated. Then the tire can burst, explains the fireman.

Firemen extinguished the fireKP PSP in Radzyń Podlaski

He added that the probable cause of the fire was a failure of the braking system.

Two fire brigade units took part in the operation, Gomółka reports.

Main photo source: KP PSP in Radzyń Podlaski



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