Car catches fire along I-64 in Norfolk, 1 lane closed

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters have contained flames after a car caught on fire along the highway, Thursday morning.

Wednesday around 8 a.m., a Volkswagen Beetle could be seen in flames along eastbound Interstate 64.

Officials have closed one lane along eastbound I-64 at Norview Avenue while they work to clear the scene. As of 8:30 a.m., traffic was backed up to Granby Street.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya with Virginia State Police told WAVY.com there were no occupants inside the vehicle. The cause of the fire remains unclear.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this story.

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