Motorhome fire on I-196 near GR

A fire on westbound I-96 near between Cascade Road and Fulton Street. (Aug. 5, 2014)
A fire on westbound I-96 near between Cascade Road and Fulton Street. (Aug. 5, 2014)

GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A portion of I-96 near Grand Rapids was shut down for a time Tuesday night due to a motorhome fire.

Kent County Central Dispatch said the fire in the westbound lanes west of Cascade Road caused heavy smoke.

A fire on westbound I-96 near between Cascade Road and Fulton Street. (Courtesy Joe Malewitz Jr. via ReportIt - Aug. 5, 2014)
(Courtesy Joe Malewitz Jr. via ReportIt)

A photo from a 24 Hour News 8 viewer taken from the Fulton Street overpass showed two fire trucks responding to a large fire as black smoke rises into the sky.

The highway was shut down for about half an hour.

There were not any reports of injuries.

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