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.
UPDATE (as of 9:37am): The left shoulder has been opened to traffic. Emergency and ODOT personnel are directing traffic around the incident; however, traffic is still moving very slowly. Drive with caution in the area.— ODOT_NorthCenOH (@ODOT_NorthCenOH) September 13, 2019
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.