Truck fire causes massive traffic delay

Traffic was backed up for miles on the Avenue of the Saints as first responders worked to put out the fire.

Posted: Jun 29, 2018 5:48 PM
Updated: Jun 29, 2018 5:48 PM

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traffic on the avenue of the saints is back to normal this evening after first responders had to close down the eastbound lane for several hours today after a tractor trailer caught on fire. truck fire-vo-1 lowerthird2line:truck fire slows traffic cerro gordo co., ia dale mills can hear the avenue of the saints from his home in rural cerro gordo county... but says he tries to avoid the avenue because of incidents like this. those with the iowa state patrol say they closed the east bound lane of traffic down while members of several area fire departments tried to put out the blaze. as of right now - troopers say they aren't sure if anyone was injured from the incident. mills says he plans to continue to avoid the avenue.xxx truck fire-sot-1 lowerthird2line:dale mills cerro gordo co., ia it would be my last choice for a short trip. i am a back roads driver. i just as soon take a slower route and let life pass you by and gawk at what the neighbors are doing. those with the iowa state patrol say they can't move the remains fo the truck right now because it is still too hot to tow. / roch stabbing-vogrx-4 roch stabbing-vogrx-5 an investigation
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