New Circle Road reopens after grass fire causes massive traffic backup

Firefighters have blocked a portion of New Circle Road to extinguish a grass fire. (@Lexwrecks/Twitter)
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A portion of New Circle Road was blocked Thursday afternoons as crews battled a grass fire.

Crews have reopened the inner loop lanes near the Tates Creek Road interchange after having to shut the road down.

Delays on the inner loop were approaching the Alumni Drive exit as a result of the firefighter presence.

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