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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A tractor-trailer fire along northbound I-435 could cause some backups for drivers Tuesday afternoon.

It happened just before 23rd Street around 1 p.m.

Crews have shut down Northbound I-435 at I-70 until they can clear the scene. They have not yet said how long they expect that to take.

A dispatcher with the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department said they have not heard of any injuries associated with the crash.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.