A tractor trailer fire was reported at the Houlton-Woodstock border crossing this morning.

The truck was reportedly carrying hay and was at the Houlton-Woodstock port of entry when the blaze broke out at around 5 a.m.

 

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Canada Customs employees used fire extinguishers to contain the blaze from spreading to the hay before fire crews arrived. Traffic was delayed for about 40 minutes.

The cause of the blaze is being blamed on a mechanical failure.