CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Early afternoon northbound traffic was slowed on busy Interstate 77 in Charleston Tuesday when a tractor trailer carrying tires caught on fire.

The blaze reported at about 1:30 p.m. closed all northbound lanes near the Kanawha Boulevard exit. Traffic was routed off the interstate through Charleston.

All lanes had been reopened by 4 p.m.


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  • Polly the Pundit

    It looks to me like it was Malden firefighters who are putting out the fire in the pictures. Although I am sure Charleston helped later on...