No injuries after semi fire near Singing Hills exit on I-29

(Iowa 511)
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 1:43 PM CST
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SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - Multiple crews were dispatched to Interstate 29 Tuesday afternoon after a semi caught fire.

Iowa DOT traffic cameras showed a semi had ended up in a ditch and was fully engulfed in flames. The fire was located on I-29 at U.S. Highway 20, right by the Singing Hill exit.

Officials with Sioux City Fire Rescue say around 1:30 p.m. the driver noticed some problems with their vehicle. Officials say the driver tried to pull onto the interstate’s shoulder but ended up in a ditch, where the semi quickly became engulfed in flames.

The driver was able to get out of the vehicle safely and no injuries were reported from the fire.

While crews battled the fire a couple of northbound lanes were blocked-off.

What caused the fire is still under investigation.