Vehicle Fire Reported on Eastbound Borman near Broadway in Gary area

(Image courtesy of INDOT)

(Image courtesy of INDOT)

The Indiana Department of Transportation is reporting a semi tractor trailer truck is on fire on the outsid eshoulder eastbound Interstate 80/94 hear the Broadway exit.  Crews have just arrived on scene as eastbound Borman traffic near Broadway has reportedly stopped near Broadway.

(Fire crews on Georgia St. overpass dumping water on semi fire.  Image courtesy of INDOT)

(Fire crews on Georgia St. overpass dumping water on semi fire. Image courtesy of INDOT)

Right lane eastbound I-80/94 is reportedly closed near Broadway as all other lanes eastbound I-80/94 are backing up from Cline ave. due to semi fire.  Also, westbound I-80/94 is backing up near I-65 due to a gapers slowdown due to the eastbound fire.  Motorists should seek another route as long back ups and delays are expected while emergency crews are working at the scene.