Tractor-trailers catch fire, force interstate to close - CBS46 News

Tractor-trailers catch fire, force interstate to close

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COWETA COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Two tractor-trailers caught fire Tuesday afternoon southwest of Atlanta, forcing the closure of part of I-85.

The tractor-trailers caught fire on I-85 in Coweta County near Newnan, which is about 39 miles southwest of Atlanta.

One of the tractor-trailers also overturned, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

The northbound lanes of I-85 are closed at Mile Marker 41 in Coweta County due to the accident.

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