1 lane open after tractor-trailer fire on I-24 - WKRN News 2

1 lane open after tractor-trailer fire on I-24

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -

One lane is open after a tractor-trailer caught on fire on Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro Saturday night.

The fire was reported at exit 76 near Medical Center Parkway around 9 p.m.

Officials said the driver was able to unhook the trailer and drive a safe distance away before first responders arrived.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly.

Officials said the fire appeared to start as a result of a brake issue.

The trailer was carrying food products at the time.

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