Hay truck fire stalls traffic on I-64, all lanes now open

MILTON, W.Va. — Interstate 64 westbound near Milton in Cabell County reopened Friday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m. after being closed for three hours following a hay truck fire.

A witness tells MetroNews a farm vehicle with a trailer were both burning when fire crews arrived on the scene shortly after 1:30 p.m.

There were large bales of hay on both the truck and trailer.

At one point, Putnam County emergency officials reported that traffic had backed up for eight miles.

There was also no immediate word of possible injuries.