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Left lane of I-75 south in NKY reopens after semi carrying beer catches fire

Updated: Jun. 20, 2018 at 12:19 PM EDT
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CRITTENDEN, KY (FOX19) - The left lane of Interstate 75 south in northern Kentucky is now reopened after a Tractor Trailer fire Wednesday morning.

Kentucky State Police shutdown the are near mile marker 161 after a truck carrying beer caught fire, Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills.

The sheriff said no injuries have been reported.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Charles Loudermilk said though the left lane is now open, the rest of the southbound lanes remain closed and traffic was backed up nearly seven miles as of 11:20 a.m.

Trooper Loudermilk said Dry Ridge, Crittenden, and Williamstown Fire Departments were on the scene working to put the fire out.

No word of what caused the fire or when the interstate will fully reopen.

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