UPDATE: I77 northbound lanes reopened following vehicle fire

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – UPDATE: The northbound lanes of I77 on the West Virginia Turnpike have reopened after being shut down following a vehicle fire near the 80.5 mile-marker.

ORIGINAL STORY: Both northbound lanes of I77 on the West Virginia Turnpike are shut down following a vehicle fire near the 80.5 mile-marker.

The fire began in the cab of a tractor-trailer carrying an empty box truck. Multiple crews responded to the scene, and have extinguished the fire. Emergency Management dispatch says the road will remain closed until further notice.

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