UPDATE – I-85 southbound has been reopened.
ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Emergency crews responded early Friday morning to a fire involving an 18-wheeler on Interstate 85 southbound in Anderson County.
Anderson County Fire Dispatch officials said the tires on the 18-wheeler were on fire.
Firefighters and a HAZMAT team were called to the scene, according to dispatch officials.
According to SC511’s website, one lane of I-85 southbound has been closed two miles north of Exit 21-US 178-Anderson.
Dispatch officials said traffic is being diverted at the 27 mile marker.
We will update this story as information becomes available.