Semi On Fire At Pocahontas

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Traffic on the Pokey Road Interstate 70 overpass at Pocahontas was blocked for several hours Thursday morning where a semi truck had caught fire.

Illinois State Police, Bond County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firefighters responded to the scene. State police confirmed the driver was able to get out of the cab and was not injured.

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