FedEx truck fire closes lanes of Highway 40

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FedEx truck on fire

A FedEx truck caught fire on I-64 in West County on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

ST. LOUIS, MO—  A truck fire on Interstate 64 in West St. Louis County snarled traffic Tuesday morning.

First responders said the truck was heading westbound when it caught fire around 10 a.m.

The driver was out of the vehicle when firefighters arrived, said Sara Dayley, a spokeswoman for West County EMS and Fire.

All of the packages on board were destroyed.

Fed Ex released a statement about the incident saying, “We are aware of the vehicle fire in St. Louis and are grateful that no one was seriously injured. We are cooperating with the authorities to clear the scene.”

No injuries were reported.