KASARAGOD: A major fire engulfed a parcel container truck, damaging most of the consignment on the National Highway near Manjeswaram, police said. None was injured in the accident. The fire that broke out in the container truck proceeding to Kerala was noticed at Posote. The Fire and Rescue Services and the police were engaged in dousing the fire and taking the consignment out of the truck to prevent further damage, a senior police official said. Thick smoke emanating from the truck resulted in prolonged traffic snarl even as efforts were on to contain the fire, which is said to have been caused by an electric short circuit just behind the truck cabin, the official said.