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Aachen (dpa / lnw) – Because of a burning truck trailer, the Autobahn 4 near Aachen in the direction of Cologne was closed for several hours on Wednesday evening. The fire brigade said there were major traffic jams. The semi-trailer loaded with wood caught fire in the evening. The cause was initially unclear, according to a police spokesman. Nobody got hurt.
According to the police, significant amounts of diesel leaked out. A company was hired to clean it. According to the fire department, the measures should continue until late in the evening. Around 50 forces are in action.
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