Semi fire on I-465 NB delays morning commute on west side

Several motorists were delayed on their Friday morning commute after a semi fire prompted the closure of Interstate 465 lanes on the west side.

Crews responded to the area of U.S. 36/Rockville Road and found a semi engulfed in flames and smoke.

It is unclear what caused the semi to catch fire.

Fox59 will update the story as more information becomes available.

4 comments

  • hope

    Very scary. My husband use to be a truck driver, his truck nearly caught on fire in arizona when his enginge started over heating, smoke just poured out from underneath the hood.
    I pray the driver/co-driver and anyone else whom may have been in the truck got out safely!

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