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Traffic alert: One lane opens as semi fire is fought

(Source: Russell Flanagan) (Source: Russell Flanagan)
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LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) -

The southbound lanes of I-75 near the Hahira exit were blocked after a tractor-trailer caught fire. As of 3:00PM, the inside left lane going southbound was open. The middle lane and right lane were still closed.

The tractor-trailer is burned down to the frame.

DOT officials tell us they got an alert, and no injuries have been reported.

They estimate traffic will be clear in about an hour.

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