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Red Wing firefighters work on the scene of a semi fire on Highway 61 Tuesday. (Republican Eagle photo by John R. Russett)

Truck fire closes Highway 61

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A semitrailer caught fire on Highway 61 just south of Wacouta Road Tuesday morning, causing closures in both directions while emergency crews extinguished the blaze and worked to clear the roadway of debris.


Red Wing Fire Department received the call at 11:27 a.m. and the fire was put out in approximately eight minutes after firefighters arrived on scene, acting shift Capt. Matt Lenz said in a release.

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