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U.S. Highway 71 closed by truck fire near Olivia

Update 10:30 a.m.

OLIVIA - U.S. Highway 71 was closed Sunday morning after a truck caught fire on the highway just north of the Highway 212 junction near Olivia.

The Renville County Sheriff's Department said the truck was hauling propane. No word was available on whether there were any injuries.

The sheriff's department said the fire was reported at 7:21 a.m. As of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the road was still closed while fire, rescue and law enforcement agencies responded.