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Semi fire shuts down I-70 lanes overnight

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A semi fire early Tuesday morning backed up traffic on Interstate 70 in Indianapolis.

It happened shortly after 2 a.m. on eastbound I-70 just west of Shadeland Avenue.

The driver was not hurt. He said a mechanical issue caused the semi to catch fire.

Crews were on scene through the morning to clean up spilled diesel fuel.

All lanes were reopened around 6:30 a.m.