Semi-truck fire shuts down part of Interstate 55 ramp

Published: Aug. 29, 2012 at 4:56 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 29, 2012 at 7:28 PM CDT
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MINER, MO (KFVS) - The northbound ramp to Interstate 55 from Interstate 57 was closed while fire crews from Miner worked to contain a semi-truck fire.

The fire started around noon on Wednesday. The cab of the truck is destroyed but the trailer appears to be okay. The fire spread to the grass along both sides of the entrance ramp up to the edge of I-55.

There are no reports of injuries at this time.

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