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Semitrailer fire at gas station prompts highway shutdown

ABERDEEN (AP) -- A semitrailer fire at a gas station led to the temporarily shutdown of U.S. Highway 12 near Aberdeen. The American News reports that the blaze occurred about 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Gas station employees shut down the diesel pumps, bu...

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ABERDEEN (AP) - A semitrailer fire at a gas station led to the temporarily shutdown of U.S. Highway 12 near Aberdeen.

The American News reports  that the blaze occurred about 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Gas station employees shut down the diesel pumps, but law enforcement officials closed off a mile section of the highway to traffic as a precaution.

Firefighters put out the fire and the highway was reopened just before noon. No injuries were reported.

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