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Tractor-trailer fire closes Montreal’s Hwy 25 at Hochelaga exit

WATCH ABOVE: A transport truck caught fire near the Hochelaga exit on Highway 25, all directions were closed to traffic Thursday morning.

A tractor-trailer carrying food products caught fire on Montreal’s Highway 25 early Thursday morning.

The fire started around 5:10 a.m. as the truck was driving northbound near the Hochelaga exit.

“The driver was able to disconnect the container and escape the flames,” said Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Louis-Philippe Bibeau.

“Nobody was hurt in the fire.”

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Highway 25 was closed in all directions near the Hochelaga exit Thursday morning.

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