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RV catches fire on Interstate 81

Published On: Sep 30 2013 10:46:02 PM EDT

Photo By: Elizabeth Broyles Nemore

Interstate 81 is back open after an R-V caught fire and shut down part of the highway.

State police say a husband, wife and three dogs where heading southbound near Christiansburg when the engine caught fire.

The couple and their pets got out of the R-V no problem.

Troopers shut down that part of the highway for about an hour and a half.

They took the couple to a motel after cleaning up the scene.