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I-240 clear after truck fire

Published: Aug. 5, 2014 at 6:11 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2014 at 11:16 PM CDT
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Initial reports indicated that the truck's diesel tank exploded, leading to the fire. (Photo...
Initial reports indicated that the truck's diesel tank exploded, leading to the fire. (Photo Source: TDOT)
(Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Photo Source: My5
(Photo Source: My5

(WMC) - Crews cleaned up a truck that caught fire on I-240 southbound, technically westbound, south of Poplar Avenue on Tuesday.

According to a WMC Action News 5 crew, the truck appeared to belong to AM/PM Road Service, which is mobile truck repair service.

Initial reports indicated that the truck's diesel tank exploded,but Tennessee Department of Transportation's Smartmap labeled this incident a cargo fire.

Right lanes were blocked for a couple hours, but they are back open.

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