Tractor-trailer fire shuts down lanes of I-295 in Prince George

Tractor-trailer fire shuts down lanes of I-295 in Prince George
Crews extinguish a tractor-trailer fire on I-295 N. (Source: NBC12)

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (WWBT) - A tractor-trailer driver is not hurt after the truck hauling pet bedding caught fire on I-295.

This happened on I-295 north near Oaklawn Boulevard around midnight.

All northbound lanes were shutdown while crews worked to put out the fire.

Officials say 150-gallons of diesel fuel spilled, but it was quickly contained.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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