36,000 pounds of cheese burned in Illinois semi fire, no injuries reported

36,000 pounds of cheese burned on the interstate in a semi fire incident over the holiday weekend. (Photo: Lostant Illinois Fire Department)
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LOSTANT, Ill. (WTHR) – Thousands of pounds of cheese burned on an Illinois interstate over the holiday weekend — 36,000 pounds to be exact.

Luckily, no one was injured in the accident.

The Lostant Fire Department shared photos of the incident on Facebook.

The semi fire happened around 2:53 a.m. Saturday on I-39 near the Route 18 exit.

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