Semi catches fire on Interstate 74 in McLean County

LEROY, Ill. (HOI) — Some tense moments on Interstate 74 in Rural McLean County, as a semi truck catches fire.

The fire broke out just near the LeRoy exit just before 5 AM Thursday.

Authorities tell us the driver noticed the Fed-Ex Ground truck on fire, and pulled off.

That driver is uninjured.

Exit 136 was closed for nearly an hour due to the cleanup.

It has since reopened.

John Kendall

John Kendall

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