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18-wheeler fire snarls traffic for hours

A road was closed for hours Thursday night after a tractor trailer wreck that resulted in a fire.

 The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. on Highway 157 in the West Point Community of Cullman County.

An 18-wheeler and a car collided, causing the truck to burst into flames.

The truck driver and three people in the car suffered minor injures.

Authorities say some gas leaked into a ditch, but it has been contained.

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