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UPDATE: Vehicle fire that backed up traffic on I-81 in Salem cleared

Published On: Aug 01 2013 02:58:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 01 2013 04:29:02 PM EDT
Fire on Interstate 81 in Salem

Raki Wright

SALEM, Va. -

The car fire has been cleared.


A car fire is slowing traffic on Interstate 81 South in Salem.

The fire is near mile marker 138. Traffic is backed up about four miles, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The southbound right lane is closed.