TRAFFIC ALERT: SCDOT crews still working to clear area where vehicle fire happened at Westbound I-20

A trailer caught fire on I-20 Wednesday morning.
A trailer caught fire on I-20 Wednesday morning.(Lexington County)
Published: Mar. 15, 2023 at 7:53 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - UPDATE: SCDOT workers say only the right lane is closed at Westbound I-20 at exit 55 where a vehicle fire happened. Crews are still working to clear the area.


A vehicle fire on I-20 is delaying traffic Wednesday morning.

First responders in Lexington County responded to the 55 mile marker near the I-20 Westbound exit ramp at around 6 a.m. Officials reported a tractor trailer was on fire.

Fire crews found the vehicle on fire. First responders said the fire was contained after roughly 30 minutes.

A fuel leak was contained at the scene by hazmat crews.

The county said traffic will be impacted for several hours by the fire.

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