The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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An 18-wheeler truck carrying ammonium nitrate lies on its side at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Loop 256 after it overturned around 6:45 a.m. Friday. When combined with heat or another ignition source, the high-nitrogen fertilizer has been known to cause combustion. Local law enforcement blocked off the area until it could be cleared.