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I-75 north all clear in Moraine after semi fire

Published: Friday, August 08, 2014 @ 6:43 PM
Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014 @ 7:47 PM

A semi that caught fire this evening caused a major backup on Interstate 75 north.

The cab of the tractor-trailer causght fire at about 6:18 p.m.

According to Moraine police, the driver pulled onto the shoulder of the highway and tried to put it out before Moraine firefighters arrived to extinguish it. There were no injuries.

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At points, all but the far left lane was blocked, though traffic was still able to get through. At 7:30 p.m., all lanes were back open after a wrecker from Sandy's Towing was able to tow the truck from the scene.