Semi Truck Chemical Fire Burns on I-65 in Seymour
SEYMOUR, Ind.--A wreck that shut down the southbound lanes of I-65 earlier today, has turned into a chemical fire that shut down all lanes of the interstate at SR250.
State Police Sgt. Steven Wheeles Tweeted that all houses within a half mile of the scene were evacuated.
Current picture of the scene...I-65 SB@ 43 mile marker. All lanes of I-65 are closed. pic.twitter.com/2NmA2Q6ptm
— Sgt. Stephen Wheeles (@ISPVersailles) January 10, 2018
Indiana State Trooper Seth Davidson told media there were at least four chemicals in the truck. The chemicals spilled and mixed and a large fire resulted, which fire departments on the scene were allowing to burn.