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Semi-truck catches fire with 41,000 lbs of meat in Wisconsin

April 8, 2019

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — A stretch of highway near Appleton was shut down for four hours after semi-truck carrying 41,000 pounds of meat caught fire.

The Appleton Post-Crescent reports no one was injured in the fire Monday at about 6 a.m. It happened on the northbound lanes of Interstate 41.

Grand Chute fire crews used two engines to extinguish the flames. The cause of the fire remains under investigation and a dollar estimate for the damage is unavailable.

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Information from: Post-Crescent Media, http://www.postcrescent.com

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