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by Joseph Gresser

IRASBURG — Meghan Chilafoux was up early Monday and busy getting her children ready for school when she heard a “huge explosion.”  Looking out the window, she saw a big fire coming from the bridge over Route 14 right at the end of her driveway.

“I called 911 within ten seconds,” she said later that afternoon in a conversation with the Chronicle.

What Ms. Chilafoux heard was the result of an accident in which a tractor trailer with a tank filled with propane went off the road and into the Black River.

“How it missed the telephone pole, I can’t say, the truck went between the pole and a guardrail,” she said….

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