INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Firefighters were working to put out a semi-trailer fire on Interstate 465 Tuesday morning. The trailer was carrying 29,000 pounds of cookie dough.
As of 5:19 a.m. the southbound lanes of Shadeland Avenue were shut down south of Fall Creek Road as fire crews brought in more trucks and a tanker for aid in this fire.
Indiana State Police said the truck driver is fine. They said the driver unhooked the trailer and got the truck away just in time.
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INDOT said they are already inspecting the southbound Shadeland overpass at I-465 for damage from this fire.
The incident started Tuesday just after 3:30 a.m. and the scene was still active as of 7 a.m.