December 27, 2018 11:40 am
Updated: December 27, 2018 2:21 pm

Tractor trailer catches fire on Highway 102 near Halifax airport

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A truck fire on Highway 102 near the Halifax Stanfield International Airport shut down a portion of the highway Thursday morning.

Police and firefighters were called to the scene near Exit 6.

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A passing motorist says he heard an explosion and called 911 when he saw the tractor trailer erupt into flames.

RCMP closed the inbound lanes, while crews put the fire out.

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