Truck fire closes highway

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PESOTUM, Ill. (WCIA) — Part of I-57 was shut down Monday night after a truck-trailer caught fire. It happened about 9:30 pm.

Crews say the brakes on the truck trailer caused the fire. Several departments were called to the scene.

It burned for more than an hour. Police shut down southbound lanes for a few hours.

Traffic was diverted to Route 45. No one was hurt.

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