Half-mile grass fire closes lanes on I-40 in Nashville


The Tennessee Department of Transportation said a half-mile grass fire shut down a few lanes on I-40 East just past Briley Parkway on Monday night.

According to the Nashville Fire Department, there were multiple crews on the scene, but they won't be able to determine the cause of the fire until after it's out.

TDOT said the fire was first reported around 5:45 p.m. All lanes on I-40 East have since been re-opened.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated with the latest information available.

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