Semi fire closes part of I-57 in Franklin Co., Ill.

Semi fire closes part of I-57 in Franklin Co., Ill.
(Source: KFVS)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A semi truck fire partially closed Interstate 57 in Franklin County, Illinois on Sunday, September 15.

The roadway closed between Benton and Sesser, Ill.

Emergency Management said this was near mile marker 75.

Crews reopened one lane of northbound I-57 near the mile marker around 1 p.m. Traffic was still moving slowly around 3:45 p.m.

Drivers were being asked to seek alternative routes.

There is no word on if there were any injuries.

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