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Semitrailer fire at gas station prompts highway shutdown

October 22, 2018

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A semitrailer fire at a gas station led to the temporarily shutdown of U.S. Highway 12 near Aberdeen.

The American News reports that the blaze occurred about 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Gas station employees shut down the diesel pumps, but law enforcement officials closed off a mile section of the highway to traffic as a precaution.

Firefighters put out the fire and the highway was reopened just before noon. No injuries were reported.


Information from: Aberdeen American News, http://www.aberdeennews.com

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