Vehicle fire shuts down two lanes on I-55 NB in southwest St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — A vehicle fire Thursday afternoon has closed two right lanes on Interstate 55 northbound in southwest St. Louis, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The incident impacts northbound lanes on I-55 south of Butler Hill Road and was first reported at 3:25 p.m.

The scene is expected to clear around 4:13 p.m.

No further information has been reported about the cause of fire or any injuries sustained.

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