Didsbury Mounties said that just before noon on Friday, they received a call reporting a semi-tractor trailer unit on fire on the QEII Highway near Township Road 294.

"The driver of the semi was able to detach his load; however, the tractor unit was a complete loss. Fire departments from Carstairs and Crossfield responded to the fire, and we were able to extinguish the blaze," police stated.

There were no injuries reported.

In a heartwarming gesture, RCMP thanked firefighters for allowing a local Constable, Constable Aaron Levine of the Didsbury RCMP, to 'conduct some impromptu cross-training with the fire department.'

Didsbury Mounties said that they received a call just before noon on Friday reporting a semi-tractor-trailer unit on fire on the QEII Highway near Township Road 294 near Didsbury. (Photo provided by RCMP)Didsbury Mounties said they received a call just before noon on Friday reporting a semi-tractor-trailer unit on fire on the QEII Highway near Township Road 294 near Didsbury. (Photo provided by RCMP)

RCMP jested that they would like to return the favour in kind.

"Stay tuned for when the RCMP teaches firefighters to throw a spike belt!" RCMP added.

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