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Cab of tanker truck catches fire, closing N.W.T. Highway 4 for 2 hours

The cab of a tanker truck caught fire on N.W.T. Highway 4 Wednesday afternoon outside Yellowknife.

No injuries reported in Ingraham Trail incident

The cab of a tanker truck caught fire on the Ingraham Trail past the Prosperous Lake boat launch Wednesday afternoon. (Curtis Mandeville/CBC)

The cab of a tanker truck caught fire on N.W.T. Highway 4 Wednesday afternoon outside Yellowknife.

No one was injured. 

The highway, also known as the Ingraham Trail, was closed for about two hours at kilometre 21 just past the Prosperous Lake boat launch.

This is the second incident involving a tanker truck on Yellowknife-area roads this week.

Emergency crews attend the scene where the cab of a tanker truck caught fire Wednesday on the Ingraham Trail about 20 kilometres outside Yellowknife. (Curtis Mandeville/CBC)

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