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Portion of I-71 northbound reopens after semi-truck catches fire

Posted: 7:39 AM, Sep 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-13 09:43:27-04
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MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — A portion of I-71 northbound is back open after a semi truck caught fire Friday morning, according to the Medina Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said multiple agencies responded to the fire.

Troopers said the semi truck caught fire on I-71 northbound, just south of I-76.

News 5 viewer John Cossel captured the fire as he was driving southbound on I-71.

There's no further information on injuries at this time.