I-55 NB reopened following semi fire - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

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I-55 NB reopened following semi fire

(Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS) (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Cape police have opened both northbound lanes back up after shutting both down Sunday afternoon, due to a truck on fire.

A vehicle fire on Interstate 55 near Cape Girardeau on Sunday caused emergency officials to shut down the northbound lane.

Witnesses say a semi truck was on fire near mile marker 94.8, with no word yet on the cause.

The driver did not sustain any injuries.

Cape Girardeau police were on scene diverting traffic, while the Cape Girardeau Fire Department was putting out the fire.

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