Fire at Birmingham terminal?

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  1. Dordcnwy

    Dordcnwy Member

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    Cant find a news story to confirm, but saw this post this morning. Anyone have any information?
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  2. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow! Looks pretty involved.
     
  3. sucker666

    sucker666 Well-Known Member

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    I don't see anything on the internet about it.
     
  4. wltdo

    wltdo Active Member

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    No concrete evidence but was told that the fire was acouple of tractors
     
  5. NMA

    NMA Banned

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    It was three tractors to be exact. The security guard did not even know they were blazing until the fire truck was at the gate trying to get access. Lost two sterling and a Freightliner I heard. Not sure of the cause...
     
  6. vongrimmenstein

    vongrimmenstein Well-Known Member

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    Arson or electrical failure. Not much other would cause it.
     
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  7. Maltman

    Maltman Active Member

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    So they pull the petition to vote and the next week 3 trucks burn to the ground. Huh, what a coincky- dink
     
  8. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

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    I heard of 3 trucks burning up at one barn and they said that the Vnomics computer cause the fire in one truck which spread to the two next to it.
    This is why I do not leave any personal stuff in trucks. I carry in when I get there and carry it out when I leave
     
  9. icuicp

    icuicp Well-Known Member

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    Why????!!!!! Why , why didn't they burn more Sterlings? What's wrong with these people? Move the good trucks AWAY from the Sterlings if they are "spontaneously" combusting.

    Nobody hurt , right? Also , in Birmingham , Alabama do they have to plug in their tractors? I see so many charred plugs on tractors - it's hard to believe there aren't more fires.
     
  10. trucknfool

    trucknfool Well-Known Member

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    CON-WAY was in love with the Sterling's . The purchasing department probably had to have greef canceling when they found out that Sterling's were not going to be build anymore!! LOL
     
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  11. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    Remember those Cascadias that burnt up in Pennsylvania somewhere ? The electrical issues with these things have been obnoxious.
     
  12. Dordcnwy

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