Responders extinguish diesel truck blaze near Oacoma

No injuries reported in Wednesday incident

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OACOMA, S.D. — Emergency crews extinguished a semi tractor-trailer that was engulfed in flames Wednesday.

The incident occurred Wednesday on Interstate 90 just west of Oacoma, according to a post on the Chamberlain-Oacoma Fire Department Facebook page. The post said the westbound lane of the interstate was closed for approximately an hour while crews responded to the emergency.

Emergency crews responded to a diesel-hauling semi truck that had caught on fire Wednesday just west of Oacoma.
Chamberlain-Oacoma Volunteer Fire Department Facebook Photo

The Chamberlain-Oacoma Volunteer Fire Department reported that responders from their department, the Chamberlain Police Department, the South Dakota Highway Patrol, Missouri Valley Ambulance and the South Dakota Department of Transportation all responded to the emergency.

No injuries were reported.

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