One lane closed after truck fire on I-81 north in Botetourt County


(WFXR) BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. – Developing news out of Botetourt County, a tractor trailer caught fire in the northbound lane near mile marker 164.

That’s near the Mount Joy / Pico Road overpass.

State troopers tell WFXR no one was injured in the fire and crews have it contained. Right now they are waiting for the clean-up crew to arrive.

The semi was carrying orange juice and tea.

As of 7:15 a.m. one northbound lane is closed and traffic is backed up about 1.5 miles.

We have a crew on the scene, tune in to Good Day Virginia for live updates.

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