Three Lanes of Tri-State Closed in Hinsdale After Semi-Truck Fire

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A semi-truck caught on fire on the Tri-State Tollway in the western suburbs Wednesday night, closing down four of the five lanes, police said.

About 8:52 p.m., the semi caught fire in the southbound lanes of I-294 at Ogden in Hinsdale, according to a statement from Illinois State Police. Within an hour, the vehicle was “fully engulfed in flames.”

Four of the tollway’s five lanes remained closed as of 9:30 p.m., police said.

The ramp from southbound I-294 onto westbound Ogden is also closed as emergency crews work to extinguish the fire, police said.

Police did not say if anyone was injured.

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