Tractor-trailer hauling beer catches fire on I-95 south in Petersburg

Updated: Jun. 23, 2018 at 10:08 PM EDT
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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A tractor-trailer fire closed I-95 southbound in Petersburg.

Virginia State Police confirmed the fire Saturday night at Crater Road near the interchange with I-85. The trailer was loaded with beer.

Images from VDOT traffic cameras show the fire was out and one lane of traffic has reopened by 9:45 p.m.

The driver was uninjured. The fire is under investigation. VDOT said initial indications are the turbo-charger on the diesel engine overheated.

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