MILWAUKEE COUNTY — The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office closed westbound lanes on I-43 at Forest Home Ave. after a semi caught on fire Monday night.
Officials say initially a tire caught fire before the entire vehicle became engulfed around 5:30 p.m.
Westbound traffic was diverted to 84th Street.
All affected lanes reopened shortly after 9:30 p.m.
TRAFFIC ALERT: The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office has closed westbound I-43 at Forest Home Ave. due to a burning semi-tractor-trailer at that location. Initially, a tire caught fire. The entire vehicle is now engulfed. All westbound traffic is being diverted to S 84th Street.— Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office (@MilwCoSheriff) November 8, 2021