MILTON, W.Va. — Interstate 64 westbound near Milton in Cabell County reopened Friday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m. after being closed for three hours following a hay truck fire.
A witness tells MetroNews that hay on both a farm vehicle with a trailer were both burning when fire crews arrived on the scene shortly after 1:30 p.m.
There were large bales of hay on both the truck and trailer.
CLEARED: Vehicle Fire on I-64W at Mile Marker 31.0.
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At one point, Putnam County emergency officials reported that traffic had backed up for eight miles.
There was also no immediate word of possible injuries.