Joliet, IL – Early Morning Blazes: Amazon Facility Compactor,  I-80 Semi Trailer Engulfed in Flames

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Joliet, IL – Emergency crews were dispatched to two fire incidents today, starting with an Amazon warehouse compactor blaze followed by a semi trailer fire on Interstate 80. 

The first episode saw Joliet Fire Department’s quick containment of the fire, deploying several engines and support vehicles. A subsequent roadway incident caused significant traffic disruptions on I-80 westbound, prompting travel cautions. 

According to Joliet fire department, proactive measures prevented injuries, and investigations are underway to determine the origins of the fires.

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