Truck fire on I-75 causes major traffic backup

Local fire crews respond to a scene on northbound I-75.

They say a truck carrying flammable materials caught fire just after 10 this morning.

There was paint in the back of the truck, and crews were worried that it was going to catch fire.

It never did.

The driver of the truck was going to do some construction work on a bridge when the accident happened.

The driver was not hurt, but the truck is a total loss.

Traffic was backed up for several hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

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