Massive fire shuts down part of I-485 outerloop in Mint Hill

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A large fire caused a wreck and shut down parts of I-485 outerloop Tuesday afternoon.

The 20 plus acre fire was near Exit 44 in Mint Hill

Multiple fire departments battled a large fire along I-485 outer loop in Mint Hill near Exit 44. App users click here.

I-485 was shut down between Lawyers and 218. The fire has caused a multi car accident, according to Matthews Fire & EMS. It has since been reopened.

It's unclear at this time what caused the blaze.

Stay with FOX 46 Charlotte for updates on this developing story.