Emergency crews clear vehicle fire on I-26 in N. Charleston

VIDEO: Incidents block westbound lanes of I-26

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Emergency officials say crews have cleared a vehicle fire on I-26 near mile marker 207 which was affecting westbound traffic.

Earlier in the day, crews had blocked all westbound lanes as they put out the fire.

North Charleston Deputy Fire Chief Stephanie Julazadeh said crews arrived on the scene and reported a semi-tractor with no trailer off the roadway and fully engulfed in fire.

The driver was being checked for injuries, she said.

The fire was one of two incidents reported in the area shortly before noon on Friday.

In the second, Charleston County dispatchers confirmed the North Charleston Fire Department responded to an accident involving a vehicle that struck a tree near mile marker 205.

There was no immediate word on injuries in the second incident.

An accident on I-26 near the University Boulevard exit has blocked several westbound lanes.
An accident on I-26 near the University Boulevard exit has blocked several westbound lanes. (Source: SCDOT)

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