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Both lanes of KY 139 blocked due to semi truck fire

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says KY 139 is closed in the Shady Grove Community of Crittenden County because of a truck fire.

KYTC says a semi loaded with straw is on fire near the Shady Grove Fire Station on KY 139 and both lanes of traffic are blocked at this time.

Early reports say the truck may be burning close to some power lines and a power pole, creating an additional hazard to traffic.

According to KYTC, the closure is expected to last about two hours. They say drivers should avoid the area.

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