LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – A burning tanker on westbound Interstate 70 slowed traffic near Route O in Lafayette County this morning.

Around 5:13 a.m., emergency responders were sent to the 41 mile marker of Interstate 70 to fight a fully involved vehicle fire. One lane of traffic was completely blocked and the other was slowed by apparatus at the scene.

Traffic was expected to be hampered until the debris was removed from the roadway.