Semi truck filled with baked goods catches fire on I-96 near Lansing

No injuries reported

A semi truck fire caused massive delays Thursday on I-96 near Lansing.

Michigan State Police said a semi truck carrying an array of baked goods caught fire on westbound I-96 near Williamston Thursday morning.

Preliminary investigation shows the fire started after a mechanical failure in a tire or brake area of the trailer.

There were no injuries reported.


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