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Trailer fire on Highway

Daily Graphic Staff

Portage Emergency Services helped out when a semi trailer was on fire on Trans- Canada Highway over the weekend.

The incident happened at about 4 a.m. early Saturday morning in the eastbound lane of the highway, just east of Portage, near Hwy. 13.

The semi trailer was ablaze, however the driver of the vehicle was able to disconnect the tractor part from the trailer to avoid further damage.

Portage Emergency Services quickly put out the fire when they arrived at the location.

There were no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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