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Cargo fire causes I-24 lane closures in Rutherford County

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Posted at 4:35 PM, Oct 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-17 19:27:09-04

RUTHERFORD CO., Tenn. (WTVF) — A cargo fire has traffic delayed on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County.

TDOT's Traffic map shows the incident happened at mile marker 71 near Baker Road around 3 p.m.

Tennessee Highway Patrol says a tractor-trailer hauling food products caught fire.

There were no injuries.

Eastbound traffic is currently down to one-lane. Westbound traffic is not affected.

It's expected to be cleared by 8:30 p.m.