I-94 Trailer Fire

A semi trailer filled with French fries was engulfed in flames around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 on Interstate 94 near Albany, MN. No one was injured in the incident. The driver of the semi, who is from Brandon, SD, said the fire began at the rear right wheels of the trailer. He attempted to put out the flames with a fire extinguisher, but was not able to stop it. The Albany Fire Department responded to the fire. Traffic was backed up for much of the afternoon along eastbound I-94.