I-95 lanes reopen in Florence County after tractor-trailer fire causes closure for several hours

West Florence Fire-Rescue crews battle a tractor-trailer fire on I-95 on Friday morning
Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 7:20 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2022 at 12:31 PM EDT
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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A tractor-trailer fire Friday morning along I-95 in Florence County had most southbound lanes closed for several hours.

According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation, crews were called around 3:30 a.m. to the big rig fire at mile marker 164.

West Florence Fire-Rescue crews helped get the fire under control while SCDOT and highway patrol investigated and cleared the scene.

Just before 12:30 p.m., crews reopened all lanes.

It’s not clear at this point what caused the fire or if anyone was hurt.

Check back with WMBF News for more on this developing story.

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