CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Friday motorists were asked to find an alternate route through Montgomery County because of a vehicle fire that broke out along Interstate 24 East.
According to Clarksville Fire Rescue, multiple units were called to the scene of the fire at mile marker 10 on I-24 East.
Officials said an RV was towing a vehicle when the RV’s engine caught on fire.
The department said the two occupants pulled the vehicles over and safely exited the RV.
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Montgomery County EMS checked on the couple, but there are no reports of injuries.
Clarksville Fire Rescue announced at 11:40 a.m. on Friday, May 12 that Tennessee Highway Patrol closed all but one eastbound lane along that stretch of I-24 until further notice.
Then, at 2:11 p.m., fire officials confirmed I-24 East was back open.
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