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Abandoned sedan catches fire on I-80 in Joliet: cops

No injuries reported, police said

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An abandoned silver sedan had caught on fire on Interstate 80 in Joliet, police said.

About 9:35 p.m. Sunday, troopers responded to a vehicle fire involving an abandoned silver sedan on I-80, west of Houbolt Road in Joliet, Illinois State Police Trooper Genelle Jones said.

No injuries were reported in the incident, Jones said.

About 9:50 p.m., the right lane of the westbound direction of I-80 near the ramp from Houbolt Road was closed for the fire cleanup and tow of the vehicle, Jones said.

All lanes were reopened about 10:37 p.m., Jones said.

Jones had no further information about the incident.