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Tractor-trailer hauling hotdogs, bologna catches fire on I-265S; delays expected for several hours

A tractor-trailer carrying pizzas caught fire on a busy stretch of Interstate 265, just in time...
A tractor-trailer carrying pizzas caught fire on a busy stretch of Interstate 265, just in time for the evening commute. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Aug. 21, 2019 at 4:58 PM EDT
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The semi carrying hotdogs and bologna caught fire on the southbound lanes of I-265 Wednesday...
The semi carrying hotdogs and bologna caught fire on the southbound lanes of I-265 Wednesday afternoon.(KYTC)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A tractor-trailer carrying, what was first reported as pizzas but has since been determined to be hotdogs and bologna caught fire on a busy stretch of Interstate 265, just in time for the evening commute.

It's still unclear how the semi caught fire.
It's still unclear how the semi caught fire.(TRIMARC)

Few details were immediately available, but WAVE 3 News learned the incident took place at about 4:23 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-265, just before Smyrna Parkway.

Two lanes of southbound traffic were expected to be blocked for several hours.

It’s not clear what caused the tractor trailer to catch fire, nor is it known if anyone was injured.

Please refresh this WAVE3.com page for updates to this developing story as they become available.

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