VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — As of 3 p.m. Wednesday Indiana State Police said all lanes of I-70 eastbound were open following the cleanup of a semi that caught fire and caused major traffic delays for some time.

Image of semi-tractor trailer on fire at the 25 mile marker of I70 eastbound Wednesday morning. (Image courtesy ISP)

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, ISP Sgt. Matt Ames is asking drivers to continue to avoid the area if possible as crews work to clean up after a semi tractor-trailer caught fire this morning near the 25 mile marker. Sgt. Ames posted a video of the fire online here.

On-ramp to I-70 with eastbound traffic beginning to move. As of 8:20 a.m. vehicles were not being permitted to enter the road.

According to Sgt. Ames, the fire was caused due to a mechanical issue with the truck. The driver and co-driver were able to escape without injury.

This is a developing story, follow MyWabashValley.com for updates as they become available.