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Flaming Pile of Cardboard Dumped on Road Near Downtown Nashville

Updated: Tuesday, August 19 2014, 06:24 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A recycling truck had to dump it's burning load in the middle of the street near downtown Nashville.

The driver acted quick when he saw the fire driving down the 400 block of James Robertson Parkway at around 1:30 a.m. He dumped the flaming pile of cardboard, ultimately saving the truck and even himself.

The intersection closed down for clean-up until 5 a.m.

Photo: Johnny Cantrell, Metro PD


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