Semi-truck loaded with lawn mowers catches fire on I-70 in Clark County

RELATED: Suspect in Clark County I-70 W crashes took dad’s car in Madison County

The incident occurred around 3:15 a.m. reportedly starting as a brake fire, which caused the end of the trailer to be fully engulfed in flames at one point, according to officials.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire and state troopers are not sure if the driver will be cited at this time.

The State Route 54 ramp onto I-70 as well as the right lane on westbound I-70 were the only closures reported by Ohio Highway State Patrol. Both have since reopened. 

Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X