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Interstate reopens after big rig catches fire on 95

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – All lane of Interstate 95 south reopened around 10:00 p.m. Friday after a big rig caught fire and brought traffic to a standstill Friday afternoon.

A CBS 6 Breaking News App user submitted video of the fire. The clips shows massive flames and heavy black smoke shooting out of the truck. 

At one point early Friday evening, VDOT said all south lanes were closed at mile marker 70, near Bells Road.

The Richmond Fire Department is investigating what caused the truck to catch fire. There were no injuries.

Watch CBS 6 News for complete coverage of local traffic. Click here to sign up for Beat The Traffic email alerts from Amanda Meadows and Raymond Hawkes. 

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