published Friday, April 8th, 2011

Tractor-trailer fire on I-75

Flames rise from a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 75 about noon today in Brainerd.
Chattanooga Times Free Press Staff Photo
Flames rise from a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 75 about noon today in Brainerd. Chattanooga Times Free Press Staff Photo

Traffic on Interstate 75 came to a standstill today when a semi-trailer truck caught on fire.

A police official said the fire has been completely extinguished and crews are currently working to get everything cleaned.

"Crews are getting everything cleaned up as fast as possible," a police official said.

It is unclear at this time what caused the truck to catch fire, police said.

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