BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATED: ALEA reports that no injuries were sustained during the fire; the investigation is still on going, and all lanes are now open.
BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — ORIGINAL: First responders and law enforcement are currently working to clean up the remains of truck fire near mile marker 113 on I-20/59 South.
At approximately 12:34 p.m. today, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division responded to a commercial vehicle fire. The vehicle was carrying propane and engulfed in flames when responders arrived.
While officers and responders continue to work the fire, the right shoulder and lane of I-20/59 South is closed, and ALEA recommends motorist to take an alternate route to their destination.