NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A cargo fire involving a FedEx truck has caused delays on Interstate 40 West in Cheatham County.
The incident was reported around 5 a.m. Friday at mile marker 191.
Hope you weren't waiting on a package! FedEx box truck catches fire on I-40 WB past McCrory Ln! One lane now open but it's slow heading toward Cheatham Co from Bellevue #5LiveTraffic pic.twitter.com/49eG6lSHK8— Rebecca Schleicher (@NC5_RSchleicher) August 2, 2019
Officials on scene said the truck's brakes likely caught fire. No one was hurt.
All of the packages, about 2,000 pounds worth, were destroyed. Sky 5 flew over the scene and showed several of the parcels scattered on the road.
The issue is expected to clear by 7:30 a.m.