HazMat crews take care of problem with UPS Freight trailer

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - HazMart crews dealt with a smoking trailer Thursday morning in an Independence K-Mart parking lot.

A UPS spokeswoman said the driver thought he saw smoke coming from one of the two trailers his truck was pulling.

The driver works for UPS Freight and was on his normal St. Louis to Kansas City delivery run when he spotted the problem.

He was hauling large freight on pallets, the spokesperson said.

No one was hurt.

No word on what caused the problem.

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