Tractor Trailer Fire on Interstate 64

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Both lanes are back open on Interstate 64 after a tractor trailer caught fire and caused delays.

At 6:24 a.m., Virginia State Police responded to a call that a tractor trailer on fire on the shoulder of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 at the 98 mile marker in Augusta County. 

VDOT crews closed both lanes and diverted traffic to a detour off exit 96.

Traffic began moving at around 8 a.m. 

Virginia State Police confirm that the driver was able to escape the vehicle without injury.