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Traffic slowed as crews tackle semi-truck fire
A damaged semi-truck sits soaked on Saskatoon's Circle Drive after fire crews extinguished flames caused by an electrical malfunction. (Janella Hamilton/CTV Saskatoon)
Published Friday, October 21, 2016 3:40PM CST
Two lanes of traffic were blocked Friday morning after a semi-truck caught fire on Saskatoon’s Circle Drive.
The driver of the truck called the fire department around 8:30 a.m. Officials say an electrical malfunction under the dash caused the fire, and that the cab of the truck went up in flames.
No one was injured, and a fire investigator determined the damage to be around $100,000.
Traffic was slowed on Circle and the nearby Airport Drive as crews worked to extinguish the blaze.