Tractor-trailer fire causes delays on I-65 South near Alabama border

Courtesy: iReport2 Network

GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A tractor-trailer hauling cars that caught on fire tied up traffic in Giles County Monday afternoon.

Tennessee Highway Patrol said the fire began at around 1 p.m. on Interstate 65 southbound, near mile marker 20.

That’s close to the Tennessee-Alabama border.

Troopers say no one was hurt.

Tennessee Department of Transportation had estimated the crash would be cleared by 5 p.m. Monday, adding that there were also delays for people heading northbound.

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