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Vehicle fire closes northbound I-95

Updated 3:15 p.m.

Northbound lanes of I-95 were closed for nearly an hour this afternoon after a vehicle caught fire.

An SUV was pulling some type of trailer around mile 136, said Mark Doyle of Stafford County Fire & Rescue. When crews arrived, the vehicle was on consumed with fire. Occupants had already gotten out, had no injuries, and denied medical transport.

No other vehicles were involved. Traffic was being rerouted onto Centreport Parkway.

Doyle said it was hard to say what caused the fire.