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Lane open after tractor-trailer fire on I-81 in Botetourt County

Near mile marker 164

Courtesy of VDOT

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

Some lanes have reopened after a tractor-trailer fire on I-81 in Botetourt County. 

Authorities say the northbound right lane and right shoulder remain closed at mile marker 164, and traffic is backed up for about 1.5 miles as of 7:09 a.m.  


ORIGINAL STORY

A tractor-trailer fire on I-81 in Botetourt County is causing major delays. 

According to VDOT, all northbound lanes are closed as of 6:05 a.m. at mile marker 164. 

Authorities say the fire is under control. State police says no injuries were reported. 

There is no time frame for when the northbound side will be reopened. 

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