Tractor-trailer fire I-26 eastbound

A tractor-trailer fire on eastbound Interstate 26 near Summerville blocked all lanes of the freeway at the College Park Road exit on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. S.C. Department of Transportation/Provided

A tractor-trailer fire early Monday on Interstate 26 near Summerville blocked all eastbound lanes of the freeway. 

The fire occurred shortly before 8 a.m. near the College Park Road exit, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern, a spokesman for the S.C. Highway Patrol. 

Traffic camera footage as of 9 a.m. showed all four lanes blocked and vehicles at a virtual standstill. 

The fire was out and traffic was moving slowly as emergency crews directed vehicles to pass along the shoulder. 

This story is developing. Check back for more. 

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Gregory Yee covers breaking news and public safety. He's a native Angeleno and previously covered crime and courts for the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, CA. He studied journalism and Spanish literature at the University of California, Irvine.