The Convoy Fire Department is shown working on a semi trailer fire. (DHI Media/Kirsten Barnhart)
The Convoy Fire Department is shown working on a semi trailer fire. (DHI Media/Kirsten Barnhart)

CONVOY – The Convoy Fire Department responded to a semi trailer on fire just after 3 p.m. on Tuesday between State Route 49 and Colwell Road. At the time of this report, traffic in the westbound lane is backed up and travelers are advised to take alternative routes.

Convoy Fire also requested mutual aid from the Van Wert Fire Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol was on scene. There was no word on if anyone was injured at the time of this report.