Semi carrying 10,000 POUNDS of paper towels catches fire, shutting down all lanes of WIS 60 at I-41

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WASHINGTON COUNTY -- All westbound lanes on WIS 60 at I-41 were closed Wednesday evening, March 1st due to a vehicle fire.

Slinger police said a semi caught fire due to an issue with an axle. The truck was carrying 10,000 pounds of paper towels.

The driver wasn't hurt, and no citations are expected.

It happened around 5:15 p.m.

As of 10:15 p.m., there was still some minor cleanup to do at the scene.

Vehicle fire shuts down all lanes of WIS 60 at US 41

Vehicle fire shuts down all lanes of WIS 60 at US 41

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