Semi fire closes one NB lane of I-65 in Tippecanoe County

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UPDATE: The lane was reopened just before 3 a.m. Thursday.

Original Story:

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Interstate 65 North is down to one lane because of a semi fire. The fire was reported near the State Road 43 exit shortly after midnight Thursday.

The fire is out, but the semi now needs to be cleared from the road.

Indiana State Police said the semi had been abandoned on the side of the road.

Traffic is backed up to the State Road 25 exit.