Semi Fire Snarls Traffic On I-840 West

Posted: 12:54 PM, Dec 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-26 13:54:43-05

A semi fire has caused a significant delay for motorists on Interstate 840 in Rutherford County.

The incident was reported Monday afternoon at mile marker 55 near Highway 41.

It’s unclear at this point what caused the tractor trailer to catch fire.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said westbound lanes are closed while they work to clear the scene. 

No injuries were immediately reported.