TRANSPORT TRAILER FIRE CAUSES 401 SHUTDOWN
10/12/2017 7:08:46 AM


Frontenac OPP say there were no injuries following an early morning transport trailer fire on the westbound 401 late Tuesday night near Kingston. Police say a mechanical failure is being deemed the potential cause of the blaze. The fire spread to the fuel tanks causing them to explode, along with the flammable cargo. The MTO, MOE and Tomlinson's Environmental Clean-up attended the scene and are currently assisting with the safe removal of the transport and the clean up of the area. The highway was closed for approximately four hours and was fully reopened by 6 a.m.    

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