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Police: Cargo undamaged in Portage semi fire

A semi fire was extinguished by Portage Fire without any loss to the cargo. (Source: Portage...
A semi fire was extinguished by Portage Fire without any loss to the cargo. (Source: Portage Police Dept.)(NBC15)
Published: Jan. 17, 2020 at 11:03 AM CST
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The Portage Fire Department was able to put out a semi fire Friday morning before the cargo was damaged.

According to the Portage Police Department, the semi’s brakes overheated and started on fire while traveling on U.S. Highway 51 near Southtown Road.

The semi pulled over and fire crews put out the fire without any loss to the cargo.

Wisconsin State Patrol assisted with the fire.

On 1-17-2020 the Portage Police Department and the Portage Fire Department responded to a one vehicle fire on Hwy 51 / E...

Posted by Portage Police Department - Wisconsin on Friday, January 17, 2020