Chocolate-Laden Trailer Goes Up in Flames in Iowa

That’s one way to burn calories.

Des Moines television station KCCI reports that a semitrailer carrying chocolate from Hershey, Pennsylvania, caught fire Wednesday on Interstate 80 near Dexter in west-central Iowa.

The Iowa State Patrol says the truck was headed westbound and had brake problems, eventually catching fire. The driver pulled off on the interstate onto a grassy area and was able to unhook the cab from the trailer before the trailer when up in flames.

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There were no injuries, but the trailer and all of its chocolate were destroyed.

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