Semi-truck fire blocks traffic on I-64 in Franklin County


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The state transportation cabinet says a semi-truck caught fire Saturday afternoon blocking traffic for about five hours.

It happened near mile marker 48 on I-64 around 5:30 p.m. and crews say there weren’t any injuries.

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Crews say the semi was hauling rolled plastic.

All westbound traffic was blocked and a detour was set up at exit 48 to US 60 around the fire sight.