CHICAGO (CBS)– A semi-truck engulfed in flames is causing lane closures on the Bishop Ford Freeway at 130th Street Tuesday morning.
The semi-truck, which caught fire under the 130th Street bridge, is blocking center and right inbound lanes near Doty Road.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
According to the Chicago Fire Department, all inbound ramps are closed at 130th Street.
Semi fully involved inbound Bishop Ford at 130th. Full of tires. Traffic down to one lane pic.twitter.com/bijejJV6wY
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Multiple emergency crews are responding to the fire.
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