Car fire closes all lanes of VA-57 in Pittsylvania County


PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – A car fire has closed all lanes of VA-57 going in both directions in Pittsylvania County, according to VDOT.

Authorities say the fire happened near Mapleton Drive Wednesday morning.

Officials did not give a time estimate as to when the lanes will be open, but said they would be closed for “an extended period.”

Traffic is being diverted onto Route 623 and then back onto VA-57.

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