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Blown Tire Blamed for Weekend Fire



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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) -- A blown tire is being blamed for a fire over the weekend off I-15 in St. George.

A semi had a blowout and the tire apparently hit a light pole and knocked it to the ground. Live wires from the pole started the fire. Authorities say five vehicles received heat and smoke damage and a motor home caught fire.

Luckily no one was hurt.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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