VIDEO: Trailer fire snarls traffic on I-696 near Farmington Hills

Video: Trailer fire snarls traffic on I-696 near Farmington Hills

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – A trailer caught fire on the shoulder of I-696 near Farmington Hills on Thursday morning.

Viewer video shows traffic backed up while a trailer burns on the shoulder of eastbound I-696 at Orchard Lake.

The Farmington Hills Fire Department reports no injuries. It's unclear how the fire started.


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