Road reopens after tractor-trailer fire shuts down Briley Parkway east near Clarksville Pike

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(Source: TDOT SmartWay)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A fully-involved tractor-trailer fire shut down Briley Parkway eastbound just west of the Clarksville Pike exit on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Nashville Fire Department, crews were called out around 2:11 p.m. to mile marker 21.8 on Briley Parkway in response to a vehicle fire. Firefighters battled the blaze and had it mostly knocked down before 3 p.m.

Nashville Fire Department tells News 2 that there are no reported injuries to civilians or personnel currently. It is unclear how the fire started.

As of 5 p.m., at least one lane remained closed in the area as crews continued to clear the scene. Eventually, the remainder of the scene was moved to the shoulder and traffic began to flow normally again.

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