Semi fire temporarily causes backups I-43/94 SB near Chase

MILWAUKEE -- A semi fire on I-43/94 southbound near Chase Avenue snarled traffic on Tuesday morning, April 24.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), the incident happened around 10:30 a.m.

It's unclear how the fire started. Traffic was brought to nearly a standstill as firefighters got the flames under control.

Officials haven't said whether any injuries were sustained.