MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A grass fire caused all lanes of Interstate 55 South in Madison County to close on Friday, November 3.
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) said the fire happened on I-55 South before the MS 463 exit. The fire stretched from the 109 mile-marker to the 107 mile-marker in the Madison city limits.
All southbound lanes were blocked while crews responded to the scene. Madison police said drivers were directed to Gluckstadt Road for an alternative route.
Crews responded to the scene in order to put out the fire. There’s no word on any injuries.