Vehicle fire inside the MMMBT shuts down I-664 north

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A vehicle fire shut down all northbound lanes of Interstate 664 at the Monitor Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel for nearly two hours Friday.

Emergency crews were called to respond at 6:34 p.m.

The Newport News Fire Department tweeted that a “full alarm” had been requested.

VDOT tweeted around 8:20 p.m. that the scene had been cleared and traffic was moving again.

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