There wasn’t much left of a 53 foot trailer after it went up in flames.
Firefighters with the Ponoka County East District Fire Department were called to the scene of a semi tractor trailer on fire close at approximately 4 a.m. on March 15. The incident occurred on the QEII south of Ponoka near the Morningside exit.
Upon arrival, officials say the trailer was fully involved but that the driver of the semi was able to unhook his truck and another trailer (they were hauling two trailers) from the one in flames. Luckily there were no injuries from the incident but the trailer was badly damaged.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.