Traffic rerouted after tractor-trailer fire on I-81 in Greene Co.

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GREENE COUNTY, TN (WJHL)- A tractor-trailer caught fire early Saturday morning, causing traffic delays along I-81 in Greene County.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol traffic was still being rerouted near mile marker 19, where the tractor-trailer caught fire.

THP officials said traffic is being rerouted off the interstate and traveling south on US 11E to Morristown and reconnecting with Interstate at Exit 8.

They also said the left lane of I-81 southbound was back open as of 8:30am.Copyright 2016 WJHL. All rights reserved.

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