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Lanes reopen on I-81 after car fire in Roanoke County

No one was injured

Roanoke County Fire-EMS

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

All lanes are now open. 

ORIGINAL STORY

The northbound I-81 right lane and shoulder are closed after a car fire in Roanoke County, according to VDOT. 

The incident happened around mile marker 147. 

As of 10:37 p.m., traffic is backed up for about one mile. 

According to Virginia State Police, no one was injured. 

Courtesy of VDOT

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