Busy Late Friday Afternoon For Steuben County First Responders
Saturday, January 28, 2023

ANGOLA, IN - Area emergency crews had to respond to a semi trailer fire on the northbound lane of I-69, south of the Angola exit Friday evening.

The incident happened at around 5 PM.

Eyewitness accounts say the driver was able to detach his semi rig from the trailer and move to a safe distance from the load. The load was reportedly was a Dexter Axel truck and trailer from the plant in Fremont.

The semi trailer fire did back up traffic on I-69 for a short time.

At around the same time just prior, local emergency crews were also responding to a fully engulfed house fire on Fox Lake Road just before 4:30 PM.


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