I-55 closed for several hours near Butler Hill Rd. following truck fire

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Posted on June 19, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 19 at 8:04 PM

Truck file closes interstate

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- All lanes of Interstate 55 in both directions were closed near Butler Hill Road following a tractor trailer fire.

Firefighters from Mehlville, Fenton, Valley Park and the Rock Community Fire Department are responding to the scene.  Hazmat crews were called to the scene.

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The view from Skyzoom4 showed fire crews spraying water on the truck.

Traffic was backing up in the area. Southbound I-55 has re-opened, three northbound lanes have reopened.

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