Truck trailer on fire: Autobahn 4 closed in the direction of Cologne

Brands – Aachen : Truck trailer is on fire: Autobahn 4 closed in the direction of Cologne

Aachen
The inscription “Blocked” lights up on a police vehicle. Photo: David Young/dpa/symbol image (Photo: dpa)

Directly from the dpa news channel

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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