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Driver escapes injury after tractor trailer catches fire on Highway 410

A truck driver escaped injury after a tractor trailer caught fire on Highway 410 north of Highway 401 early Tuesday.

Traffic on Highway 410 slowed as early morning truck fire created visual distraction

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services crews work to put out a truck fire on Highway 410. The driver escaped injury. (Tony Smyth/CBC)

A truck driver escaped injury after a tractor trailer caught fire on Highway 410 north of Highway 401 early Tuesday.

The Ontario Provincial Police said in a tweet that the fire at around 5:30 a.m. northbound on Highway 410 was slowing traffic in the area. The truck driver had pulled over onto the right shoulder.

The truck fire was creating a visual distraction on the highway but there were no flammable substances on board.

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services were called to extinguish the blaze.
No flammables were on board the tractor trailer that caught fire early Tuesday. (Tony Smyth/CBC)

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