This morning if you were unlucky enough to be on highway 40, you no doubt were delayed by some traffic. By which I mean more than the usual amount of traffic you're used to.  

That's because there was a huge amount of congestion caused by a truck that caught on fire on highway 40 in Montreal. 

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The access ramp to highway 40 and the 25 north had to be completely blocked off when the fire started shortly after 7:00 am. The fire was put out quickly but by then it had caused a 6 kilometer traffic jam. 

Here's footage of someone who drove passed the truck while it was ablaze:


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