UPDATE: Police report car on fire on I-40

Staff Reports • Updated May 12, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Mt. Juliet police said a car that caught on fire has traffic slowed Monday afternoon. 

The incident was reported just after 1 p.m. in the eastbound lane near the 228 mile marker near Mt. Juliet. 

At about 1:40 p.m., police said Mt. Juliet firefighters extinguished a small fire near the front driver's side tire on the car. 

Police urged drivers to move to the furthest lane away from the incident to keep emergency responders safe. 

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