Semi hauling 20+ tons of meat catches fire in Outagamie County

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY -- Firefighters battled a semi tractor trailer fire on Monday, April 8 that temporarily shut down the northbound lanes of I-41 near Highway 15. The trailer contained 41,000 pounds of meat.


Officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation -- and there is no dollar loss amount yet.

The driver of the truck was able to get out of the vehicle prior to Grand Chute firefighters arriving on the scene.

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