Semi fire closes U.S. 151

July 31, 2018

TOWN OF TRENTON -- A semi-truck fire closed the northbound lanes of Highway 151 Saturday evening.

According to the Dodge County Sheriff’s office, the incident was reported to dispatch by the truck driver at 11:25 p.m. The semi driver, a 41-year-old Fremont man, told sheriff’s deputies a tire on the semi had caught fire. The driver was not harmed.

The Beaver Dam Fire Department was called and Highway 151 northbound at County Highway A in the town of Trenton was shut down for approximately 50 minutes while firefighters downed the blaze.

The Beaver Dam Police Department also assisted the Dodge County Sheriff’s office at the scene.

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