Image from Mn/DOT traffic camera
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - A semi's trailer caught fire Monday afternoon on a busy stretch of Interstate 494 in the south metro.
Mn/DOT traffic cameras showed the truck on the right shoulder of westbound I-494 blocking traffic and slowing commuters.
The truck fire occurred about 2:30 p.m. Monday just west of the Xerxes Avenue Bridge in Bloomington.
Fire crews extinguished the fire just after 3 p.m.
There is no word yet on any injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown.
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