Minecruiser tyre catches fire underground

A PJB minecruiser driver at a Queensland underground coal mine has found out the hard way the truth in the old saw, where there is smoke, there is fire.

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A groove in the sidewall allowed excessive tyre flex allowing hotspots to develop.