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For Immediate Release
July 15, 2019
For more information contact:
Trooper First Class Michael Berntsen
603-223-4381 or

Truck Fire, I93 South, Windham

On Monday, July 15th, 2019 at approximately 8:00 a.m., New Hampshire State Police Troop B patrol units along with the Windham Fire and Police Departments responded to I-93 south at the exit 3 off ramp in Windham for a reported tractor trailer fire.

On arrival it was learned that, John Forest, of Exeter, New Hampshire, was operating a 2001 Western Tractor Trailer unit (owned by R.C. Recycling of Brentwood, N.H.) southbound on I-93 when a mechanical malfunction occurred causing the trailer to catch fire and become fully engulfed. The Windham Fire Department extinguished the fire without further incident.

Traffic in this area was restricted and travel lanes were reduced for several hours while the vehicle and its load were removed from the scene.

Anyone with any information pertaining to this incident is urged to contact Trooper First Class Michael Berntsen at (603) 223-4381 or

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