Semi catches fire, explodes on I-43 late Tuesday morning in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- A semi-truck catches fire and explodes on Interstate 43 Tuesday morning in Milwaukee.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. on I-43/94 southbound at Chase Avenue.

Cell phone video shows the truck catching fire -- then exploding -- which started a small grass fire nearby.

The fire forced law enforcement to shut down the two right lanes of the freeway for roughly an hour and a half. 

Right now, there's no word on what caused the fire to start or if anyone was injured.

Stay with TODAY'S TMJ4 for further updates on this developing story.

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