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Tanker truck catches fire on Hwy 53

An Edwards Oil truck appeared to catch fire on Hwy 53. An Edwards Oil truck appeared to catch fire on Hwy 53. |  Photo: Northland FireWire

Updated: August 03, 2020 09:33 PM

An Edwards Oil tanker truck caught fire on Hwy 53 Monday afternoon. 

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Firefighters were called out around 1 p.m. and block traffic for about an hour. 

According to the Northland FireWire, flames were contained to the rear wheels of the Edwards Oil truck, and no product was spilled. 

Crews from Cotton, Ellsburg, Northland, Albion and the Duluth Air National Guard responded. 

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