Tractor Trailer Fire Closes East Columbus Freeway Ramp

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Crews closed a busy east Columbus freeway ramp while they cleaned up an overnight tractor trailer fire.

Columbus Police said the rig burst into flames on Interstate 70 near James Road overnight.

The freeway was closed, but reopened shortly before 4:00 a.m.

Police continued to block the ramp from I-70 west to James Road while crews cleaned up the burnt trailer.

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