WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2023, 9:39 p.m.
WRIGHTSTOWN, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reports the semi that was on fire on Interstate 41 northbound near the Outagamie/Brown County line is over.
All lanes of traffic have reopened to motorists after a long closure. Interstate 41 northbound was closed for around six hours while members of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office helped clean up the scene.
More information is expected to be released in the future. Local 5 News will update this article when it is released.
TRAFFIC: Semi catches fire on Interstate 41 in Brown County, all lanes closed
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2023, 3:43 p.m.
WRIGHTSTOWN, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reporting a semi that is on fire on Interstate 41 northbound near the Outagamie/Brown County line.
According to WisDOT, the fire is near Wrightstown on Interstate 41 northbound and happened around 3:30 p.m. As a result, all lanes are closed and are expected to be closed for the next two hours.
The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene handling the incident. There is no word on what caused the semi to burst into flames or if there are any injuries.
This is a developing story, and Local 5 News will continue to update this as we learn more.