Westbound I-696 reopens in Warren after truck fire

A semi truck fire closed part of westbound I-696 at Mound Road in Warren early Thursday morning.

DETROIT – A semi truck fire shut down all westbound lanes of I-696 at Mound Road in Warren early Thursday morning.

According to authorities, a crash was reported at 4:45 a.m. in the area. A semi truck caught fire.

Crews appeared to extinguish the fire around 6:15 a.m..

All lanes were back open to traffic as of 1:25 p.m.

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