FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — An RV fire caused Interstate 81 in Franklin County to close for several hours Wednesday afternoon.
An RV’s brakes caught on fire and a vehicle being pulled was also engulfed in flames, causing southbound lanes to close at exit 14, according to a PennDOT spokesperson. A detour was in place for traffic at exit 10, however, the road reopened around 5 p.m.
In the pictures posted to Facebook by Marion Volunteer Fire Company 8, flames can be seen coming from an RV along the side of the highway, and there’s a burned grassy area next to it.
Brush fires that were about a mile long also broke out due to the vehicle fire, PennDOT says. PennDOT reports that there are no injuries.
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