5 semis destroyed in fire at trucking terminal

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — At least five tractor-trailers were damaged early Wednesday morning during a fire at a west Columbus trucking terminal.

The fire was reported shortly after 4 a.m. at Crete Carrier at 5400 Crosswind Drive. That’s near I-270 and Georgesville Road.

Initial reports indicated that firefighters initially had difficulty getting enough water on the burning trucks in order to contain the blaze.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

No injuries were reported.

Several streets in the area were shut down for a short time and have since reopened.

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