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Semi-truck fire causes major traffic on I-65 near Purdue exit

Posted at 7:07 PM, Aug 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-21 22:33:23-04

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A semi fire caused a major traffic holdup on I-65 in Lafayette Sunday afternoon.

The northbound lane was backed up at one point for approximately 4.5 miles.

The fire is just south of the exit for Purdue University.

Indiana State Police said no injuries have been reported.