GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A truck heading south on Interstate 73 caught fire Friday morning.
Crews were forced to shut down I-73 southbound just past exit 119 in Guilford County at about 5:13 a.m.
Chris Johnson, chief of Summerfield Fire District, said the tractor-trailer experienced a mechanical issue and caught fire.
The Summerfield Fire District responded about 5:13 a.m. and extinguished the blaze on I-73.
The trailer was hauling beverage products which are now being offloaded.
No one was injured and there were no hazardous chemicals involved.