Car fire closes I-81S in Roanoke County

A car fire closed down I-81 South in Roanoke County (Roanoke County Fire & Rescue)

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A car fire has shut down all lanes of I-81S in Roanoke County, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities say the car fire is at mile marker 145. Traffic is backed up for about 3 miles and is being diverted off the interstate at exit 146.

State police could not say if there were any injuries at this time.

10 News has a crew on the way to the scene to learn more.

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