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Lanes back open after truck fire shuts down I-75S in Macon

Reports came in around 2:45 a.m. for a truck on fire along I-75 south.

MACON, Ga. — UPDATE: All but one lane has reopened, and all lanes are expected to be open by 11 a.m.


All lanes are shut down along I-75 south near Hardeman Avenue and Forsyth Road Monday morning. 

According to Macon-Bibb Fire Department dispatch, the call came in around 2:45 a.m. for the tractor-trailer fire. 

13WMAZ morning anchor Wanya Reese reported seeing thick smoke coming from the trailer. The on-ramp to 75 from Hardeman Avenue closed, and traffic backed up at least three miles from there on I-75 South. 

The Georgia Department Of Transportation 511 page still reported all lanes of I-75 closed at 4 a.m.

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