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Hay bale fire caused delays on NB I-35 in south JoCo

Posted: 9:02 PM, Sep 12, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-13 09:33:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A tractor-trailer loaded with square hay bales caught fire Tuesday night on northbound I-35 just South of Lone Elm Road in Southern Johnson County.

No injuries have been reported but one lane of traffic was moving slowly through the heavy smoke at about 9 p.m.

The bales caught fire about 6:45 PM. No word on what caused the fire.