GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The left lane of Interstate 81 northbound is back open at mile marker 33 in Greene County due to a tractor trailer fire, but the right lane is expected to remain closed for several more hours.
The fire was reported just after 6 p.m. Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Nagi says crews are letting the fire burn until it can be safely extinguished.
A Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman told WJHL no one was injured in the fire. The truck was carrying a type of oil.
Traffic was being detoured off the interstate at exit 23. No other information has been released.