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Crews battle car fire on I-81 northbound in Kirkwood

KIRKWOOD (WBNG) — A section of Interstate 81 in Kirkwood was brought down to one lane as emergency responders worked at the scene of a car fire Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 3:15 p.m. on I-81 northbound, approximately one mile south of the Five Mile Point exit.

Traffic was still moving slowly when 12 News arrived at the scene shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities have not said what sparked the fire or if anyone was hurt.

Nicky Hickling

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