Car catches fire on I-40

Published: Dec. 15, 2018 at 11:05 AM EST
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A car on fired had traffic on I-40 East bound backed up for a short time Saturday morning. It happened around 9:30 at mile marker for 400.

According to Lt. Don Boshears with Tennessee Highway Patrol the car had a mechanical issue that caused the fire. He says the fire was extinguished and no one was injured.

Boshears says the area is clear, and I-40 is open.

Viewer Paul Lambert sent us video of the car.