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Truck fire delays traffic on I-40 West near Durham Freeway

Posted July 17, 2013 8:17 a.m. EDT
Updated July 17, 2013 9:25 a.m. EDT

— Authorities briefly closed all lanes of Interstate 40 West near N.C. Highway 147 Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer caught fire on the shoulder.

It wasn't clear what caused the fire, but no injuries were reported. 

Authorities responded to the fire about 7:30 a.m., and N.C. Department of Transportation crews reopened the left lane to traffic about 8:10 a.m. All lanes reopened about 9 a.m.