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Fire in a trailer carrying cardboard in Alota, Sinaloa

Alota, Sinaloa.- A cardboard full trailer faced one fire When he was driving along the Mazatlan-Culiacán highway as well as…

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Alota, Sinaloa.- A cardboard full trailer faced one fire When he was driving along the Mazatlan-Culiacán highway as well as on kilometer 85 belonging to the municipality of elota,

The report mentioned that a heavy vehicle carrying cardboard material caught fire on the said toll road and they asked the emergency services to come to the spot and provide assistance.

Firefighters and elements of civil defense from the Municipality of Alotense moved to the said site, as well as AMEC personnel, who, in coordination, began work to control the situation at that time.

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The north to south lane had to be closed as the smoke from the burning unit blocked visibility and could have caused another accident.

Firefighters worked to extinguish the fire emanating from the trailer and since it was made of cardboard, the job was a bit complicated.

When the situation was brought under control, one traffic lane was reopened, but drivers were asked to travel with caution as some smoke continued to emerge from the unit.

Material damage was only recorded in the thousands of pesos, because Most of the cargo and part of the heavy unit were consumed by the fire.

As to what caused the accident, it was remarked that a possible failure in the brake system could have caused a fire in the box and spread throughout the trailer.

Later, the damaged unit was being removed by highway personnel with the help of a crane to start the clean-up work.