SB I-196 in Allegan Co. reopens after semi fire

Allegan County
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GANGES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Southbound I-196 in Allegan County has reopened after a vehicle fire Friday morning.

Allegan County dispatch confirmed a semi-truck caught fire around 5:10 a.m. Friday on southbound I-196 at 124th Avenue in Ganges Township, near Fennville.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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There are no reports of injuries, dispatchers said.

All southbound lanes of I-196 were closed for nearly two hours, then one lane was opened around 7 a.m. Friday. The highway was completely reopened shortly before 10 a.m. Friday.

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