Semi-Truck Catches On Fire On I-77 In Raleigh County

FLAT TOP, WV (WOAY) – Emergency crews are on the scene of a vehicle fire on I-77.

Dispatch tells WOAY that the call came in at 10:04 pm of a semi truck on fire on I-77 Northbound at mm 26.5 in Flat Top.

One northbound lane is closed at this time.

Turnpike Police, Ghent Fire, and Ghent EMS responded.

The cause of the fire is unknown.  As of 10:45 pm there have been no transports.

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