Semi-Truck Fire Closes Northbound Highway 151 In Beaver Dam

(Beaver Dam) A semi-truck fire led to the closure of the northbound lanes of Highway 151 Saturday evening. According to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, the incident was reported to dispatch by the truck driver at 11:25pm. The 41-year-old Fremont man told authorities that a tire on the semi had caught fire. The Beaver Dam Fire Department was dispatched and Highway 151 northbound at County Highway A was shut down for approximately 50 minutes while the officials extinguished the blaze. The driver was not injured.  Also assisting at the scene was the Beaver Dam Police Department.