Vehicle fire closes two lanes on I-44 EB near High Ridge

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO — A vehicle fire late Wednesday morning shut down two right lanes on Interstate 44 eastbound near High Ridge in Jefferson County, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The incident occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-44 at Beaumont-Antire Road near the Forest 44 Conservation Area and was first reported by MoDOT STL at 11:24 a.m.

The scene was expected to clear at 12:11 p.m.

At 11:42 a.m., the vehicle was reported to have been cleared to the right shoulder.

No further information has been reported on the circumstances around the fire or any injuries sustained.


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