WATCH: Propane-hauling truck incinerated at I-20/59 South, no injuries sustained

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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.

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