Scene from early morning vehicle fire cleared on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County


DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A vehicle fire that is now cleared caused some traffic delays on a section of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County.

The incident broke out near mile 188 on the northbound lane of Interstate 81 around 6:15 Monday morning. Traffic was down to one lane while crews worked on the scene.

Dunmore Fire Department was assisted by Elmhurst-Roaring Brook Fire Department, the scene was reported to be clear at 8:00 a.m.

Police are reporting that four out of the six vehicles were damaged, and the driver was able to disconnect the trailer from the cab.

There have been no reported injuries at this time.

This is a developing story, we will have more information on it as it becomes available.

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