18-wheeler carrying frozen chicken catches fire on Hwy. 116

18-wheeler carrying frozen chicken catches fire on Hwy. 116
Georgia Department of Transportation (Source: GDOT)

HARRIS COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - An 18-wheeler carrying frozen chicken through Harris County on Georgia Hwy. 116 has caught fire.

The Georgia Department of Transportation reported the fire that had all lanes blocked at approximately 5:30 a.m. It was expected to be cleared by 10:30 a.m.

The fire has since been put out, but all lanes of the highway remain blocked.

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