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Armored truck catches on fire

Update at 5:45 p.m.: No cash lost inside truck.

A spokesman for Dunbar Armored Inc., owner of the truck that caught fire in Montgomery County today, says no cash was lost.

“Everything is OK on the cargo front,” Sean Gibbons says.

Original post below:

An armored truck traveling north on Interstate 270 in Montgomery County caught fire this afternoon, causing state police to close all northbound lanes, officials said.

The driver wasn't injured, officials said. But they do not know yet about the truck's cash or contents.

Sgt. Kurt Dominick, of the Maryland State Police in Rockville, said troopers were called to the truck at 2:09 p.m., near Route 121.

As of 2:55 p.m., officials had opened one northbound lane, Dominick said.

-- Dan Morse

By Dan Morse  |  March 5, 2010; 3:05 PM ET
Categories:  Dan Morse , Maryland , Montgomery  
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Another BIG story from the press release column.

Posted by: captgrumpy | March 5, 2010 5:20 PM | Report abuse

Another BIG story from the press release column.

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