Published on: June 19th, 2013
A North Carolina brush truck burned in a fire in wheat field over the weekend.
The Pembroke Rural Fire Department rig responded to the burning field around 7 p.m. Sunday, and the driver tried to tried to get in front of flames headed toward homes, Robeson County Sheriff’s Lt. Brian Duckworth told FayObserver.com.
“The truck hit a wet spot in the field and it got bogged down,” he said.
The muffler sparked a fire under the truck, valued between $60,000 to $70,000, according to Duckworth.
Children may have started the original fire in the wheat field, Duckworth told FayObserver.com.
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