All lanes of I-40 open in Roane County after tractor-trailer fire

Local News

UPDATE (6 p.m.) — Traffic is back to normal after emergency crews have cleaned up the area.

ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — Motorists traveling west on I-40 in Roane County should expect delays as fire from a burning tractor-trailer has spread into nearby woods.

Westbound traffic is down to one lane in the area as forestry crews work to extinguish the flames and prevent further spread.

Some traffic is being diverted at Exit 347, through Harriman and Rockwood.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

WATE 6 Storm Weather School

WATE 6 On Your Side Twitter