Highway 2 Fire Blocks Westbound Lanes

PALMYRA – Palmyra, Douglas and Bennett firefighters were called to a truck fire that blocked traffic on Highway 2 around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The semi-trailer fire blocked both westbound lanes, until road crews set up signage for one-lane traffic.

The fire was brought primarily under control around 6:30 a.m., but firefighters were still working to extinguish fire in the trailer at 7:30 a.m. and hot spots at 9 a.m.


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