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News: Vehicle fire shuts down I-43 SB in Milwaukee’s south side

by | Nov 4, 2022 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — A vehicle caught fire Thursday night, causing delays on Interstate 43 near Milwaukee’s Polonia neighborhood, according to FOX 6 Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred on the southbound lanes near West Oklahoma Avenue at about 9:30 p.m.

Officials have not indicated whether a collision caused the fire, but the volume of smoke coming from the scene impacted traffic even after the vehicle was moved off the roadway.

By 10:30 p.m., emergency responders had cleared from the area.

At this time, no further details and no injuries have been reported.

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