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

36,000 pounds of cheese burned on an Illinois interstate over the holiday weekend.
36,000 pounds of cheese burned on the interstate in a semi fire incident over the holiday weekend. (Photo: Lostant Illinois Fire Department)

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.