Semi Catches Fire on Interstate


By WSIL Reporter

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A tractor-trailer fire disrupted traffic along Interstate 64 Thursday afternoon.

The semi caught fire in the eastbound lanes of the highway near Woodlawn. According to Illinois State Police the driver heard popping noises and pulled over. The fire destroyed the truck.
Both eastbound lanes were shut down, but drivers could pass on the shoulder.
No one was hurt.
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