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Vehicle fire slows morning traffic on southbound I-95

Smoke from the fire could be spotted in the Virginia Department of Transportation cameras.
Smoke from the fire could be spotted in the Virginia Department of Transportation cameras.(VDOT)
Published: Jun. 7, 2021 at 7:52 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A vehicle fire slowed southbound traffic on Interstate 95 during Monday morning’s commute.

The fire happened around 7:30 a.m. at mile marker 72.5 in Richmond - that’s near Maury Street.

Vehicle fire on I-95 South near Maury Street slows traffic

TRAFFIC ALERT 🚨 Vehicle fire on I-95 South near Maury Street slows traffic | Expect delays >> https://bit.ly/3w5LY3W

Posted by NBC12 on Monday, June 7, 2021

At first, smoke was able to be seen on the Virginia Department of Transportation’s cameras.

The South center lane, right lane and right shoulder were closed while crews cleared the scene.

Drivers should expect continued delays.

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