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Semi catches fire on I-75, shuts down northbound lanes in Sun City Center

Northbound lanes on Interstate 75 were closed in Sun City Center on Friday morning after a semi trailer loaded with cardboard caught fire.

The incident occurred near the State Road 674 exit, 240A, and prompted officials to close two northbound lanes of I-75, according to Hillsborough Fire Rescue.

No injuries were reported, fire officials said.

Motorists can take U.S. 41 as an alternate route.

Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

A semi trailer carrying cardboard caught fire Friday morning on Interstate 75, prompting officials to shut down the northbound lanes near the State Road 674 exit. [Hillsborough Fire Rescue]

A semi trailer carrying cardboard caught fire Friday morning on Interstate 75, prompting officials to shut down the northbound lanes near the State Road 674 exit. [Hillsborough Fire Rescue]

Semi catches fire on I-75, shuts down northbound lanes in Sun City Center 05/19/17 [Last modified: Friday, May 19, 2017 9:20am]
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