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WATCH: Reported semi-truck fire closes westbound I-70 at Wabaunsee/Riley Co. line

A semi-truck fire closed all westbound lanes of I-70 on Wednesday evening. One lane reopened...
A semi-truck fire closed all westbound lanes of I-70 on Wednesday evening. One lane reopened just before 6:20 p.m. on Aug. 25, 2021.(WIBW/Becky Goff)
Published: Aug. 25, 2021 at 5:19 PM CDT
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RILEY CO., Kan. (WIBW) - One lane of westbound I-70 has reopened after a semi-truck fire closed all westbound lanes.

KanDrive reports that all lanes of westbound I-70 closed around 4:30 p.m. at the Wabaunsee/Riley Co. line due to a semi-truck that caught fire.

Videos Courtesy: Becky Cushing

One lane of the interstate has reopened, however, the Kansas Department of Transportation has predicted that the other lanes will reopen around 7:30 p.m., but was unsure of an exact time.

This is a developing story.

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