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Fire Destroys Van After Tire Blows Out

TANGENT, Ore. — A blown-out tire on Highway 99E led to a van catching fire.

The Tangent Fire Department says the tire blew out on the fan while they were going south on the highway near Old Highway 34 at about 7:20 p.m. Thursday.

The driver lost control, and the van then hit some bushes before ending in the Linn-Benton Farm implement yard and catching on fire.

The driver wasn’t hurt.

Photos courtesy of Tangent Fire Department.

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