Vehicle fire in Fairview Twp. slows down traffic on I-83

Junior Gonzalez

A vehicle fire in Fairview township left a portion of Interstate 83 at a standstill midday Sunday.

The Fairview Township Fire Department responded shortly after noon to the fire, located near the I-83 exit leading to Limekiln Road, according to PennDOT. The fire has been extinguished, according to the Southern PA Incident Network.

In response to the fire, a lane restriction was put in place, and traffic was backed up by nearly a mile, according to PennDOT.