Interstate 40 westbound is backed up for several miles near the 109 mile marker after a tractor-trailer caught fire Thursday afternoon.
If possible, drivers are urged to avoid using the interstate near this area, as crews are working to clean up the scene.
Johnny Casey is a staff writer and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-432-8907.
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