Truck Fire Stalls Traffic on Highway 65

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — UPDATE:  Police have reopened one lane of northbound traffic on Highway 65 as of 5:30 a.m.

Traffic problems for early morning commuters today from a truck fire on Highway 65.

The semi caught fire shortly before 4:30 a.m. on Highway 65 in the northbound lanes just north of the I-44 interchange.

Fire crews responded quickly, and shut down the northbound lanes of Highway 65 while they put out the fire.
Traffic was being diverted onto I-44.

Expect delays as traffic is beginning to back up. (still blocked as of 5:15 a.m.)

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