Semi catches fire, slows traffic on I-65

Photo Courtesy: Missy Deno
Photo Courtesy: Missy Deno

JASPER COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – A semi fire had traffic restricted on Interstate 65 for hours Friday evening in Jasper County.

It happened around 5 p.m. near the Remington exit.

According to Indiana State Police, one lane of northbound I-65 was closed while crews worked. It took more than three hours to clear the scene.

No word yet on the cause of the fire.

No one was injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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