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FedEx truck catches fire on I-40 in Cheatham County

Posted: 6:12 AM, Aug 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-02 07:25:56-04
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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.

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.