Northbound lane re-opened after vehicle fire along I-81 in Botetourt Co.; no injuries reported

(Source: VDOT 511)
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BOTETOURT COUNTY, VA. (WDBJ) -- Update: 6:35 a.m.
VDOT reports the left lane along I-81 in Botetourt County has re-opened.

No injuries reported.

Original Story:
A vehicle fire has closed all northbound lanes along I-81 in Botetourt County.

VDOT reports the accident occurred at 5:53 a.m. near mile marker 165 and is causing a 1-mile backup.

Authorities said crews on scene will open the left lane at any time.

Drivers should plan their route accordingly.