Semi catches fire on I-469

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A semi caught fire on Interstate 469 early Thursday morning, which forced crews to briefly restrict lanes on the highway.

A semi caught fire on Interstate 469 near the Maysville Road on Thursday, June 9, 2016. (Cameron Kelly via ReportIt)

Police and fire crews were called around 6 a.m. to Interstate 469 near the S.R. 37/Maysville Road interchange on a report of a fire.

Dispatchers told NewsChannel 15 that the semi’s driver was able to escape the fire without injury.

One lane of the highway was briefly restricted while fire crews extinguished the blaze.

It’s not clear yet what caused the fire.

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