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I-59 lanes near Bessemer reopen after truck carrying propane tanks catches fire

Published: Jun. 25, 2021 at 1:52 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2021 at 4:34 PM CDT
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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Traffic is starting to move again on I-59 near Bessemer after a truck carrying propane caught fire Friday afternoon.

All lanes on Interstate 59 are back open near the 113 mile marker. Crews worked for hours to remove wreckage from the scene.

State troopers said there were no injuries in the fire and the investigation is still ongoing.

Traffic is at a standstill on I-59 SB in Bessemer due to a commercial vehicle fire.
Traffic is at a standstill on I-59 SB in Bessemer due to a commercial vehicle fire.(WBRC)

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