MFR responded to tractor trailer fire near Union Street exit on I-85

Updated: Nov. 22, 2017 at 10:19 PM CST
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(Source: WSFA 12 News)
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

Traffic was delayed on Interstate 85 southbound due to an incident near the Union Street exit. It has cleared.

A tractor trailer was on fire in the area near Jackson Hospital. According to Montgomery Fire/Rescue, units were dispatched to the scene in the 600 block of Union Street and found the truck completely ablaze. Crews were able to extinguish the flames.

The trailer was carrying frozen food. Crews found one saddle tank with a hole in the top but not leaking onto the ground. MFR says diesel offloaded from that tank.

The occupants of the truck made it out of the vehicle before the crews arrived, and there were no injuries to any civilians or crew members.

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