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Traffic Alert: I-40 traffic halted with semi-truck in flames in West Memphis

Semi-truck fire on I-40
Semi-truck fire on I-40(TDOT SmartWay)
Published: Aug. 31, 2021 at 5:10 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2021 at 5:13 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Emergency crews are responding to a scene on I-40 where a semi-truck is in flames.

The fire is causing heavy traffic delays in West Memphis just across the Arkansas/Tennessee state line. All eastbound lanes are closed.

We are working to learn of any injuries.

It is unclear how long traffic is expected to be impacted.

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