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Cigarette sparks truck fire on I-55

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FRUITLAND, MO (KFVS) -

A truck fire sparked by a cigarette slowed traffic on Interstate 55 near Fruitland for a while early Tuesday afternoon.

Someone in a construction company pickup truck flipped a cigarette out of the cab. It landed in the bed of the truck and caught some construction materials on fire.

It happened near the 104 mile marker.

No one was injured.

Firefighters from Cape Girardeau and Jackson put out the fire

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