UPDATE: I-80 Eastbound back open after semi fire

Published: Jan. 20, 2018 at 10:34 AM CST
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UPDATE 11:30 a.m.: Bettendorf Fire and Police were still on scene when our TV-6 crew arrived. Officials said the semi was going eastbound at mile marker 302 near Middle Rd. They said they think the breaks caught on fire around 10 a.m. They also said crews were able to get the fire out in a few minute after arriving on scene. No injuries are reported and traffic is flowing normally.

ORIGINAL: I-80 eastbound lanes are blocked near the Middle Rd. exit due to a semi fire.

The interstate is block from the Middle Rd. exit (Exit 301) to US 67 (Exit 306).

County officials ask that people avoid the area and told TV-6 there are multiple fire departments responding.

Stick with KWQC for updates on-air and the TV-6 news app.