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Truck destroyed after bursting into flames on Picton Road

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Firefighters were called to a flaming mess on Picton Road on Saturday night after a semi-trailer burst into flames.

It took crews more than three hours to extinguish the blaze and clean up a diesel leak.

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Mount Keira RFS responded along with other Emergency Services around 6.45pm.

"Crews arrived to find the truck, carrying a large quantity of diesel well alight and immediately got to action with breathing apparatus to attack the fire and prevent further spillage of fuels," the Mount Keira Brigade said.

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The rig was destroyed but no injuries were reported.

Images: Mount Keira Brigade