Ohio 63 in Monroe shuts down after semi catches fire


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Ohio 63 westbound in Monroe is down to one lane with traffic moving slowly due to a semi that caught fire this morning, according to dispatchers.

The incident occurred about 11:20 a.m. and for a while both lanes of Ohio 63 between Main Street and Britton Lane were shut down.

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The driver of the truck was not injured and was out of the truck when emergency units arrived.

Police are at the scene awaiting a large wrecker to tow the semi, which was empty, away from the scene.

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