MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Interstate 35W in Roseville has reopened Thursday morning.

The State Patrol closed both the northbound and southbound lanes between Highway 36 and County Road C on Wednesday after a semi-truck caught on fire.

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Crews put out the fire and the northbound side of the highway reopened within a few hours of the crash.

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The southbound lanes would remain closed for awhile after because fire had damaged the freeway signs.

The driver managed to escape the truck.

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It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.