Truck fire shuts down I-75 near Adairsville Wednesday

February 2, 2022–5:18 p.m.


A tractor-trailer fire shut down two lanes of I-75 northbound just past Adairsville for about two and a half hours Wednesday

The fire quickly spread to the shoulder of the road and the median.

Bartow County Fire & Emergency Services had two engines, a squad, and a Battalion Chief responded. Gordon County responded with a fire engine, brush truck, Battalion Chief, and a tanker truck for water supply.

There were no injuries.

Crews shut down I-75 northbound due to the fire hazard. Due to heavy smoke conditions, law enforcement provided additional traffic control for the southbound side.

Authorities reopened the lanes at around 1:00 on Wednesday afternoon.

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