Truck fire closes I-69 west of Perry

A tractor-trailer burns along westbound I-69 Wednesday morning, just west of Perry.

PERRY TWP. — A semi-truck fire blocked westbound I-69 just west of Perry Wednesday morning for several hours.

About 10:15 a.m., the tractor-trailer was reported on fire on the side of the road near the 105 mile marker.

Perry Fire Rescue responded to the scene and the highway — in a single-lane construction zone — was closed for several hours while firefighters extinguished the fire and had the vehicle towed.

The cause and whether there were any injuries is unknown.

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