Semi fire closed two lanes of I-20 West in Columbia

Thankfully, no one was hurt in the fire.

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Semi fire closes two lanes of I-20 West in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The cab of a tractor trailer caught fire on the side of Interstate 20 on Monday afternoon.

It happened around 1 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-20 near Exit 70 for US 321/Fairfield Road in Columbia.

The two right lanes of the interstate were closed in the area for several hours, causing some delays.

No one was hurt, a spokesman for the Columbia Fire Department said.

By 1:50 p.m., the fire is out. However, it took until around 4:30 p.m. to clear the debris and re-open the lanes.

Traffic is again moving normally.

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