One lane of EB I-64 closed in O'Fallon, Illinois due to tractor - KMOV.com

One lane of EB I-64 closed in O'Fallon, Illinois due to tractor trailer fire

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A tractor trailer fire has closed all lanes of EB I-64 in O'Fallon, Illinois. Credit: Kyle Valentine A tractor trailer fire has closed all lanes of EB I-64 in O'Fallon, Illinois. Credit: Kyle Valentine
A tractor trailer caught on fire in EB I-64 near O'Fallon, Illinois. It has closed down all eastbound traffic. Credit: KMOV A tractor trailer caught on fire in EB I-64 near O'Fallon, Illinois. It has closed down all eastbound traffic. Credit: KMOV
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A tractor trailer fire closed down eastbound I-64 in O’Fallon, Illinois for several hours Thursday.

The fire broke out near the junction of I-64 and US Highway 50 around 5:00 p.m. The tractor trailer was fully engulfed.

Nobody was injured.

The fire caused a massive traffic back up. One lane of traffic has re-opened.

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