Truck Fire Backs up Traffic on 80/94 Friday Afternoon
Traffic is/was backed-up on 80/94 eastbound from Calumet Avenue to Burr with a semi that was disabled and caught fire. An Indiana State Police spokesperson said the call came into police shortly after noon on Friday. The truck driver reported reported the incident to state police and soon after placing the call, the truck caught fire. As of just before 1 p.m. emergency crews had extinguished the flames but three lanes remained closed on the expressway, with only two lanes getting by.