Big Rig Fire Closes I-74

A tractor trailer caught fire on I-74 in Ripley County Monday morning.

Indiana State Police photo.

(Sunman, Ind.) - Interstate 74 Westbound was shut down by an overnight tractor trailer fire.

The fire occurred early Monday morning at the 154 mile marker, just west of the Sunman/Milan exit.

Indiana State Police said the truck fire and subsequent cleanup forced the interstate to be shut down.

The highway remains closed as of 6:15 a.m. Indiana State Police expect it to reopen around 7:00 a.m.

No injuries were reported in the fire, per dispatchers.

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