CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A semi truck caught on fire Monday afternoon on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side.
The fire was reported at 2:05 p.m. on the right shoulder on inbound I-90/94 near 35th Street, according to Illinois State Police.
Heavy flames and thick smoke could be seen coming from the truck.
All inbound local lanes were closed because of the fire, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
Illinois State Police said the fire was out by 2:20 p.m., but a HazMat response was called because of fuel leaking from the truck and lanes remain closed as of 3:30 p.m.