Tractor-trailer fire shuts down I-59 South

October 02 2021 06:00 pm

SPRINGVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — A tractor-trailer fire at exit 154 in Springville is affecting traffic on I-59 South according to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department.

St. Clair County has confirmed at this time that southbound traffic at exit 154 is closed. The driver of the vehicle escaped without being injured.

Trooper Chuck Daniels says they believe the brakes on the truck caught fire, and the fire spread to the trailer.

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