Vehicle fire closes one lane of northbound traffic on I-77

A vehicle fire has closed one lane of Interstate 77 northbound Tuesday afternoon causing a traffic delays, according to South Carolina Department of Transportation officials.

Officials said the fire occurred just before 2:30 p.m. and has closed the right lane of northbound traffic near Exit 13 at Decker Boulevard.

Those planning on traveling through the area are urged to use caution and be on the lookout for emergency response units operating in the area.

There has been no word so far on if there were any injuries sustained as a result of the fire.