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Westbound I-24 reopens after semi fire near Nashville

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Posted at 6:16 AM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 09:17:49-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Westbound lanes of Interstate 24 have reopened after a tractor trailer caught fire near the I-40 split in Nashville.

NewsChannel 5 saw flames shooting out of the cargo area of the semi truck at about 6 a.m. Tuesday. The truck was pulled to the shoulder, but fire crews shut down all lanes.

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Metro dispatchers confirmed the truck was likely carrying cleaning products.