Tractor trailer catches fire on I-85, strands motorists for hours; See the scene on TIA
MACON CO., AL (WSFA) - The Macon County Sheriff's office says southbound lanes of I-85 are opening up after a tractor trailer caught on fire. One of the trailers tires caught fire and that fire then moved to the bed of the truck. Viewers reported being in traffic for hours waiting for the fire to be put out.
Coming up on Today in Alabama we'll show you a LIVE picture from the scene.
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