Dump truck fire snarls morning commute on I-69

A wrecker gets ready to tow a dump truck that caught fire on I-69 on the morning of October 10, 2017.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A dump truck caught fire Tuesday morning in the southbound lanes of I-69 in Allen County, causing a traffic mess.

All lanes were closed for a time at around 7 a.m. near mile marker 300 south of the West Jefferson/U.S. 24 interchange according to a tweet from INDOT Northeast.

One lane was opened to traffic a short time later.

No word on what caused the truck to catch fire or if the driver was injured.