KENNEBUNK, Maine — A tractor-trailer was destroyed Friday after it caught fire at a Maine Turnpike service plaza, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said.
Adem Bajrami, 32, of Massachusetts had pulled into the southbound service plaza and discovered the truck’s cab was on fire, McCausland said.
Bajrami told police he believes the blaze started around the battery compartment on the passenger side of the cab, McCausland said. Nobody was injured.
The fire was out in about 45 minutes, leaving only a charred shell of the truck and trailer, McCausland said.
The truck was empty and owned by L and A Trucking of Agawam, Massachusetts.
Turnpike traffic was not disrupted, although many motorists slowed to watch the fire.