(TROY, Mich.) -- A stretch of the northbound side of Interstate 75 was closed Friday morning after a truck fire.
According to the Detroit Free Press, the truck was carrying toilet paper and paper towels. The driver of the truck noticed a fire in the truck's trailer around 1:30 a.m. Friday and escaped unharmed. No one was injured in the blaze.
The truck's trailer was destroyed and cleanup is expected to take some time. Before the road can be reopened, engineers must check the state of the concrete.
Traffic on I-75 was diverted while the lanes were closed. According to the Free Press, the section of I-75 was expected to be reopened by 11 a.m.
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