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Truck catches fire after touching overhead power lines in Santa Teresa

By Staff Report
Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:22:00 AM CST
Updated On: Jul 21 2014 10:48:22 AM CDT

Sunland Park Fire Dept.

Sunland Park Police and Fire Department responded to a semi-truck fire at the international port of entry in Santa Teresa, New Mexico Friday morning.

A cement pumper truck came into contact with overhead power lines and caught on fire at about 10:15 a.m. 

There were no injuries and Sunland Park Fire was able to extinguish the fire shortly after arrival.  Sunland Park Police, NM Motor Transportation, USBP, Dona Ana Sheriffs, US Customs temporally closed down NM Highway 136 until the fire was under control.

EL PASO, Texas -

Sunland Park Police and Fire Department responded to a semi-truck fire about a half mile north of the Santa Teresa international port of entry Friday morning.


A cement pumper truck came into contact with overhead power lines and caught on fire at about 10:15 a.m.

There were no injuries and Sunland Park Fire was able to extinguish the fire shortly after arrival.  New Mexico State Police shut down New Mexico Highway 136 until the fire was under control. CBP shut down the northward flow of traffic at the port at the request of New Mexico State police.

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