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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A fire involving a semi-truck that was southbound on Highway 52 south of Rochester Wednesday morning led to the closure of sections of the roadway.

The truck went into the median between County Rd 1 and the Marion Rd overpass around 6:00 am and burst into flames.

 

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Although the fire was put out within half an hour or so, public safety officials had to close the southbound lanes for more than an hour. They reopened around 8:30 but then the northbound lanes were shut down until the scene was taken care of. The northbound lanes re-opened before 11:00 am.

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It’s not known if there were any injuries involved in the wreck and/or fire.

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