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Emergency crews including Hazmat responded to an single-vehicle accident involving a semi trailer on Highway 14 Wednesday morning.

Winkler Fire Chief Richard Paetzold explains the semi jack-knifed on the slippery roads. As a result the trailer punctured the vehicle's fuel tank.

"It had a very big gash," Paetzold explains.

Fire crews were able to patch the fuel tank and stop the leak. Hazmat teams were able to soak up the diesel fuel and clean up the site.

There were no injuries.

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