NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A tractor-trailer fire caused major delays on I-26 early Monday morning.

The truck caught fire in the middle of the eastbound lanes near mile marker 203 around 8:00 a.m., causing significant delays for motorists during rush hour.

All lanes of traffic were blocked for some time. Crews eventually allowed traffic to travel on the shoulder in an attempt to get around the incident.

Multiple fire crews responded to the scene. It was eventually cleared and traffic began flowing around noon.