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A tractor trailer hauling diesel fuel has caught fire along Highway 60 near Rogersville.

Fire crews are reporting the driver was out and walking around when they got on scene, but suffered second and third degree burns.

The reports came in just before 6 a.m. Monday morning on Highway 60 near S & H Farm Supply.

MoDOT says both lanes eastbound on Highway 60 has been reopened as of 10 a.m. The westbound left lane will still be closed for several more hours.

Officials say this could have major traffic impacts over the next few hours.