Tractor-Trailer Fire Blocks I-20 in Taliaferro County

May 15, 2024
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🚒 The Gist: A tractor-trailer fire blocked all lanes on I-20 West before State Route 22 (mile marker 148) in Taliaferro County earlier this morning, causing significant delays.

🤔 Why It Matters: The fire has disrupted traffic on a major interstate, impacting commuters and transportation of goods through the area. Travelers are advised to seek alternate routes and plan for extended travel times.

What’s Happening:

  • A tractor-trailer caught fire on I-20 West, leading to a complete shutdown of the westbound lanes before SR 22.
  • The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that the estimated clearance time is 8:00 a.m.

🔍 Between the Lines:

  • The cause of the fire has not been disclosed, and it is unclear if there were any injuries.
  • Emergency crews are on-site to extinguish the fire and clear the wreckage.

🏃 Catch Up Quick:

  • For the latest updates on this incident, check 511 Georgia’s website.

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