Local resident has close-up view of ‘ball of fire’ on I-81

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Posted: May 22, 2013

The Winchester Star

A Volkswagen Beetle caught fire and Interstate 81 northbound was closed for a time early Monday evening while Frederick County fire and rescue extinguished the blaze. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — The last thing Paula Yost was expecting to see while cleaning her back porch Monday was a great ball of fire near the interstate.

“I heard this loud noise and it almost sounded like a…

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