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Tractor trailer fire on Interstate 485 at Moore's Chapel Road

The Charlotte Fire Department is working to extinguish the fire.
Credit: Cheryl Greco

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A FedEx truck fire on Interstate 485 near Moore's Chapel Road in west Charlotte partially closed the inner loop Wednesday.

The Charlotte  Fire Department responded and extinguished the truck fire just north of Interstate 85.

The emergency response has closed all lanes except the left lane of the inner loop.

Video from a North Carolina Department of Transportation camera showed smoke in the area.

"Move over for emergency vehicles," the Charlotte Fire Department tweeted. "Significant delays in the area. Seek an alternate route."

Drivers were advised to use Mount Holly Road via Little Rock Road or Freedom Drive as an alternate route.

During the fire, smoke could be seen rising into the sky.

Credit: NCDOT

No one was injured in the fire. The cause of the fire was not immediately known but the fire seemed confined to the truck.

RELATED: One dead following crash on I-485 at Moores Chapel Road

A crash in this same location Monday killed one person and injured a second.

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