Bartow County

Major delays on I-75 in Bartow County after tractor-trailer goes up in flames

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. — A tractor-trailer fire on I-75 southbound in Bartow County has led to major delays for miles along the interstate.

NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene near Hickory Grove and found the truck destroyed.

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It appears the truck was carrying candy, but officials have not confirmed that information.

Crews are currently cleaning up the remains of the tractor-trailer and have all but one lane shut down.

NewsChopper 2 saw traffic backed up for miles.


It’s unclear how the fire started or if anyone was injured.

The interstate has since reopened.

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