Monee, IL – Late Friday Night Fire Erupts near I-57 Rest Area, Semi-Trailer Engulfed


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Monee, IL – A catastrophic fire broke out late Friday night at an I-57 rest area near Monee, Illinois, as a semi-trailer became fully engulfed in flames.

According to the Monee Fire Protection District, the blaze was reported at the southbound rest area, where firefighters were dispatched to tackle the intense fire. Dramatic images from the scene showed the semi-trailer ablaze, with firefighters working tirelessly to extinguish the towering inferno. The fire caused significant disruptions to late-night traffic on the interstate, with authorities promptly closing nearby exits to ensure public safety.

Details regarding the cause of the fire and potential injuries are currently unknown. The Monee Fire Protection District is set to initiate a comprehensive investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident. 


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