Vehicle catches fire in western Wisconsin, driver noticed smoke before pulling over

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HIXTON, Wis. (WFRV) – A vehicle was nearly unrecognizable after it caught fire on I-94 in Jackson County.

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, on August 11 around 4:45 a.m. the driver of the truck pulled over after he noticed smoke coming from the engine compartment.

The right lane on I-94 was reportedly closed while crews worked to put out the fire.

Authorities say no one was injured.

  • Vehicle catches fire in western Wisconsin, driver noticed smoke before pulling over
  • Vehicle catches fire in western Wisconsin, driver noticed smoke before pulling over

Based on the pictures, the truck was a work vehicle and appeared to be pulling a trailer behind it.

Hixton is just under 190 miles west of Green Bay.

Local 5 will update this story if more information is released.

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