Tag Archives: MR Fire

SSM OPP – Tractor Trailer engulfed in fire

On July 25, 2020 at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Batchewana Fire Department responded to a tractor trailer on fire in the southbound lanes of Highway 17 North in Slater Township. The transport was loaded with wood at the time of the fire which became engulfed. The ...

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Possible highway Delays – Hwy 17 (Montreal River Hill) UPDATE

Jul 26, 2020 at 08:05 At 3:30 this morning, Ontario511 reported that Highway 17 had been cleared (open). The eastbound lane and eastbound shoulder had been closed due to a transport on fire. From the mapping on Ontario511, the transport appeared to be on the hill east of the Montreal River, where the old gas station used to be. Some ...

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