Wednesday, 27 May 2020
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B-double trailer destroyed in highway fire

The rear trailer of a B-Double truck was completely destroyed after it caught fire on the Cunningham Highway near Kalbar on Tuesday, May 13.

Emergency Services were called to the fire at 9.00pm.The trailer load included flammable chemicals  and the highway was closed for several hours to enable a clean-up to occur. 

Boonah Police reported that when the rear trailer caught fire, the driver was able to stop the truck in a safe location and detach the prime mover and front trailer to avoid any further damage.