TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle fire causes backups on I-81 in Roanoke County

Published: Jun. 1, 2018 at 1:33 PM EDT
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A vehicle fire is causing backups on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County Friday afternoon.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, there is a vehicle on fire on Interstate 81 at mile marker 142. As of 1:30 p.m. Friday, The south right lane and right shoulder are closed.

VDOT says traffic is backed up for 2.2 miles.

Drivers may run into delays if headed that way.