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Fire destroys semi-truck cab on U.S. Highway 51


HAZELHURST (WAOW) – The Oneida County Sheriff's Department says the cab of a semi-truck hauling wood chips caught on fire Tuesday and was destroyed as it traveled through Hazelhurst.

The incident occurred about 2:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 51, Lt. Dan Hess said.

Four 911 calls reported flames coming out of the bottom of the tractor, Hess said.

No one was hurt, he said.

The semi-truck was out of Bessemer, Mich., Hess said.

It was not immediately known how the fire started, Hess said.

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