Vehicle fire shuts down portion of I-64 much of Wednesday afternoon

Vehicle fire backs up traffic on Interstate 64
Published: Jul. 1, 2020 at 2:47 PM EDT
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CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Traffic is at a standstill along I-64 between Barboursville and Milton Wednesday afternoon due to a vehicle fire.

Both westbound lanes were closed, but one lane had reopened just before 4:30 p.m. All lanes were back open later in the evening.

According to 911 dispatchers, the report came in as smoke coming from a tractor trailer near mile-marker 21.

Dispatchers say the attached trailer is empty.

There have been no reports of serious injuries.

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