Tractor trailer burns on I-44 at Mount Vernon, Mo.

MoDOT Traffic Camera caught the arrival of fire and ems. Download the MoDOT Travelers App FREE
MoDOT Traffic Camera captures the action on I-44 at Mount Vernon, Mo., September 28, 2022.

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — About 4:30 p.m. reports in Lawrence County along I-44 at 47 mile marker west a tractor trailer was fully engulfed.

Mount Vernon Fire and EMS crews responded emergency. We followed the developing story, sharing live video as first responders became visible on the MoDOT Traffic Camera 47MM. 

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Google Maps screenshot during traffic event. To avoid traffic back up take Chesapeake 174 west towards Mount Vernon.

Traffic began passing in one lane, past the fire, however the backup of vehicles is miles long.

The driver was out safely.

Biellier’s Towing removed the tractor trailer and debris from the scene.

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