UPS truck fire in Bath County closes I-64 for several hours

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Interstate 64 was closed for several hours early this morning in Bath County after a commercial truck fire.

BATH COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Interstate 64 was closed for several hours early this morning in Bath County after a commercial truck fire.

Owingsville and Preston Fire Departments responded to the scene on I-64 near mile marker 123.

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The loaded truck belonged to UPS.

Fire crews say the trailer was fully involved when they arrived.

The incident shut down the westbound lanes more than two hours while crews worked to extinguish the fire.



No one was injured but the contents of the trailer were destroyed.

The Owingsville Police Department, Bath County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police and Kentucky State Highway Department all assisted.