Tractor Trailer Blaze Sparks East Kansas City I-70 Traffic Jam Monday Night

A peek at the aftermath of a massive backup in Kansas City, Missouri this evening . . .

Crews with the Kansas City Fire Department were able to put out the fire around 9 p.m. Crews are working to secure the scene at this time.

It is unknown what the contents inside the trailer are so a Haz Mat team is on scene.

Eastbound I-70 in the area is being shut down at this time.

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Tractor trailer fire on Interstate 70 near Woodland Avenue causes traffic delays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A tractor trailer fire on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Woodland Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, caused traffic delays on Monday evening. The crash happened at around 8:37 p.m. There were no immediate reports of injuries. No other information related to the circumstances of the crash were immediately available.

Fiery crash involving semi closes I-70 near Brooklyn Avenue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash involving a semi Monday night on eastbound Interstate 70 near Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The crash was reported just after 8:30 p.m. after a semi truck hit a barrier wall and caught fire.

Vehicle fire shuts down EB I-70 near Brooklyn Avenue in KCMO

SOURCE: KC Scout Eastbound Interstate 70 was shutdown near Brooklyn Avenue Monday night after a fire involving a tractor-trailer.The fire was reported about 8:35 p.m.Kansas City firefighters closed the eastbound lanes to work the scene.There have been no reports of injuries at this time.

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