Traffic Alert: I-64 re-opens after semi catches fire in Shelbyville
Updated: Dec. 11, 2018 at 8:12 AM EST
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Eastbound lanes of a local interstate were closed for several hours after a tractor trailer caught fire during the Tuesday morning commute.
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The incident happened on Interstate 64, near mile marker 36, at about 7:40 a.m. That’s near the Mt. Eden Road exit.
Fire crews used water hoses to put out the blaze, which left a portion of the interstate covered in ice. That required some additional work to de-ice the roadway.
Morning commuters were re-routed via Waddy.
It’s not clear how the fire started or whether anyone was injured.
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