Tractor-trailer fire backs up traffic on I-77 South near Jonesville


Emergency crews are on the scene of a tractor-trailer fire on I-77 South between the two Jonesville exits Monday morning. The traffic was backed up into Surry County north of the Yadkin River.


Dawn Bagale | The Tribune

Emergency crews are on the scene of a tractor-trailer fire on I-77 South between the two Jonesville exits Monday morning. The traffic was backed up into Surry County north of the Yadkin River.


Dawn Bagale | The Tribune

JONESVILLE — A tractor-trailer fire in the southbound lane of I-77 near the 79-mile marker just south of the Center Road overpass is causing traffic issues this morning. The fire occurred around 7 a.m., said Yadkin County Emergency Services Director Keith Vestal.

The fire has been extinguished, but the scene continues to cause traffic problems and N.C. Department of Transportation was en route around 8:30 a.m. to assist with lane closures, Vestal said.

No injuries have been reported.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a tractor-trailer fire on I-77 South between the two Jonesville exits Monday morning. The traffic was backed up into Surry County north of the Yadkin River.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_fire-1-formatted-1.jpgEmergency crews are on the scene of a tractor-trailer fire on I-77 South between the two Jonesville exits Monday morning. The traffic was backed up into Surry County north of the Yadkin River. Dawn Bagale | The Tribune

Emergency crews are on the scene of a tractor-trailer fire on I-77 South between the two Jonesville exits Monday morning. The traffic was backed up into Surry County north of the Yadkin River.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_fire-2-formatted-1.jpgEmergency crews are on the scene of a tractor-trailer fire on I-77 South between the two Jonesville exits Monday morning. The traffic was backed up into Surry County north of the Yadkin River. Dawn Bagale | The Tribune
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