All lanes back open after vehicle fire shut down part of I-664 in Chesapeake

10/4/17: Vehicle fire on southbound I-664 at Portsmouth Boulevard in Chesapeake. Viewer-submitted video

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- A vehicle fire shut down a portion of Interstate 664 in Chesapeake on Wednesday afternoon.

The fire happened on the southbound side of I-664, at the Portsmouth Boulevard exit. All travel lanes and the exit lane were closed for a time, but by 1:30, all lanes were back open.

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Drivers in the area can expect residual delays. At one point the backup extended five miles.

No word on what led to the fire at this time.


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