Eastbound I-496 To US 127 Closed Due To Semi Fire

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LANSING A semi caught fire on early Wednesday morning, closing eastbound I-496 to northbound US 127.

There is no word on injuries so far.

The highway was closed for several hours while crews worked to clean up the road.

At 9:30 AM, the highway remains closed. The Michigan Department of Transportation is diverting traffic off of eastbound 496, onto 127 North. Traffic remains backed up on 496 East.

Stay with WILX.com and News 10 for updates as more information becomes available.

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