Semi catches fire Wednesday morning on I-135 in McPherson County

By Nick Gosnell
May 29, 2014
Trooper Ben Gardner

A semi caught fire on northbound I-135 Wednesday morning, causing a diversion of traffic for a brief period.

At 7:26 Moundridge fire units were called out to the report of the blaze near mile marker 51 on northbound I-135, between the Moundridge and Elyria exits.

Traffic was diverted off of I-135 onto Old Highway 81 for about an hour. EMS was not required on the call, as no one was hurt. The cause of the fire has not been released.