Semi hauling gas catches fire in Gibson Co.

GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) - In addition to the winter weather, a semi-truck fire caused a traffic snarl in Gibson County Friday morning.

The fire happened on southbound US 41 at CR 1200 South.

Sgt. Todd Ringle with Indiana State Police reported the semi, which we later learned was hauling gas, was "fully engulfed" when crews arrived at the scene.

No injuries were reported, but both lanes of 41 were closed for a short time.

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