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News: Vehicle fire closes section of I-794 EB on Jones’ Island

by | Jul 21, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — Authorities responded to a car fire Thursday morning that blocked part of eastbound Interstate 794 on Milwaukee’s Jones’ Island, according to TTWN Milwaukee.

The incident impacted the eastbound lanes of I-794 between Daniel W. Hoan Memorial Bridge and South Carferry Drive. It was first reported by TTWN at 9:30 a.m.

It was not immediately clear whether a collision caused the blaze, but the closure remained in place for at least 20 minutes.

As of this writing, local agencies have not indicated any major injuries in connection with the event.

This blog will be updated to include any new information as it is made publicly available.

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