COLUMBIA — A semitrailer caught fire Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 at the Missouri River bridge. The Boone County Fire Protection District received the call at 4:16 p.m. When firefighters arrived, the truck was completely engulfed in flames on an exit ramp off the interstate, Division Chief Gale Blomenkamp said. The cause was not clear, but investigators said they think the fire originated in the engine compartment.
Semitrailer catches fire on I-70
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