US 51 near Beloit closed due to truck fire

Ariel Camilo/

BELOIT, Wis. — A truck fire has led to lane closures on Highway 51 near Beloit on Wednesday night, according to Rock County dispatch.

The state Department of Transportation said the incident happened at around 9:50 p.m. As a result, all lanes have been blocked in both directions from Town Line Road to Sunny Lane.

Closures are expected to last for about two hours.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Department has also responded to the scene.