Originally posted on National Post | News:
A truckload of flaming cheese has shut down a road tunnel in Arctic Norway for the last six days.
Some 27 tonnes of brown cheese (brunost), a Norwegian delicacy, engulfed the three-km (1.9 mile) tunnel near the northern coastal town of Narvik when it caught fire last Thursday. The fire was finally put out on Monday.
“This high concentration of fat and sugar is almost like petrol if it gets hot enough,” policeman Viggo Berg said.