No reported injuries after dump truck catches fire on I-485

No reported injuries  after dump truck catches fire on I-485

Credit: Wes Marsh

No reported injuries after dump truck catches fire on I-485

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 8:04 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 10 at 7:37 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --  There were no reported injuries after a dump truck caught fire on Interstate 485 Tuesday morning.

The dump truck caught fire around 7:15 a.m. on I-485 outer loop near West Boulevard.

The Charlotte Fire Department was able to put the fire out quickly. All outer loop lanes were briefly blocked, but reopened around 8 a.m.

For about 45 minuntes, the incident caused major delays for commuters on both the outer and inner loops of I-485 near West Boulevard.

 

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