Lanes reopen after vehicle fire on I-70 west in Clark County

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UPDATE @ 1:50 p.m.: 

All lanes of Interstate 70 west have reopened at the Ohio 41 exit after an earlier vehicle fire was extinguished.

UPDATE @ 1:35 p.m.: 

Emergency crews have reopened the center lane of Interstate 70 west at the Ohio 41 exit following a vehicle fire, according to ODOT cameras in the area.

The right lane remains blocked.

Additional details about the incident remain unavailable.

FIRST REPORT

Fire crews and state troopers are blocking the right and center lanes of Interstate 70 west at Ohio 41 following a vehicle fire Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency units were dispatched to the highway around 12:40 p.m. and reported the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames, according to initial reports.

Traffic is still able to pass by the scene in the left lane.

There have been no initial reports of injuries.

We’ll update this page as new details become available.

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