Tractor trailer carrying cars catches fire on I-79

Published: Oct. 22, 2016 at 9:45 PM EDT
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Traffic was backed up heavily on Interstate 79 after a tractor trailer carrying several cars caught fire, Saturday evening.

According to Harrison County 911 officials, it happened in the southbound lanes near the Jerry Dove exit in Bridgeport, just before 8:30 p.m.

The tractor trailer was already on fire when crews arrived to the scene. There's no word on what started the fire.

No injuries were reported.

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