September 13, 2017 10:21 am
Updated: September 13, 2017 3:42 pm

Trans-Canada closed east of Winnipeg after fuel truck fire

A giant plume of dark smoke and flames rose over the Trans-Canada east of Winnipeg Wednesday morning after a fuel truck fire.

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A giant plume of dark smoke and flames rose over the Trans-Canada east of Winnipeg Wednesday morning after a fuel truck caught fire after a crash.

Steinbach RCMP are on scene of the blaze six kilometers east of Richer, MB.

Officers say no one is hurt, but a section of Highway 1 in that area is closed, from Road 48E to 54E.

The collision happened just before 9 a.m.

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