Tractor trailer fire shuts down I-77 northbound

- More than 30 firefighters from multiple departments responded to a tractor trailer fire Friday afternoon on Interstate 77 northbound.

The MVC tractor trailer was fully involved, closing all northbound lanes before Sunset Road, according to Charlotte Fire.

Fortunately no injuries were reported.

Traffic along I-77 north was backed up for miles. Motorists were advised to avoid the area. Debris was also reportedly scattered around the roadway.

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