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Tractor-trailer fire along I-81S in Roanoke County cleared

Courtesy of VDOT (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

ROANOKE COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Drivers experienced delays Friday morning after a tractor-trailer caught on fire along the interstate.

The incident happened before 6:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18 along Interstate-81 southbound at mile marker 133.8 in Roanoke County.

According to VDOT, the south right lane and right shoulder were closed.

Traffic backups were approximately four miles. No word on injuries at this time.