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News: Car fire shuts down I-794 WB offramp near downtown Milwaukee

by | Jan 5, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — A vehicle fire Thursday morning closed an Interstate 794 exit ramp near downtown Milwaukee’s Westown neighborhood, reports TMJ4.

The incident occurred on the Exit 1B ramp from I-794 westbound to I-43 southbound at the Marquette Interchange. It was first reported at about 7:50 a.m.

It was unclear whether a crash was the cause of the fire, but the entire ramp was blocked for nearly an hour as crews responded to the scene.

Shortly before 9:00 a.m., TMJ4 reported that the ramp had reopened to traffic.

At this time, no information regarding potential injuries has been released.

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