Semitrailer truck fire closes eastbound lanes of Interstate 90/39

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Gazette staff
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

JANESVILLE—The eastbound lanes of Interstate 90/39 are closed because a semitrailer truck hauling cars has caught fire.

At 9:33 p.m., the Janesville Fire Department was dispatched to mile marker 180 near Woodman Road in the town of Turtle, according to the Rock County 911 Center.

The road will be closed for about two hours, according to a Wisconsin State Patrol traffic update.

The semitrailer is reportedly on the shoulder of the road.

Last updated: 10:00 pm Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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