Westbound I-526 lanes reopen after vehicle fire, eastbound lanes blocked

Westbound I-526 lanes reopen after vehicle fire, eastbound lanes blocked
A truck fire on I-526 blocked all eastbound lanes of the interstate near the Daniel Island exit. Westbound lanes were briefly closed shortly after 9 a.m. but have since reopened. (Source: Jennifer Falotico)

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston Fire crews are responding to a vehicle fire that blocked multiple lanes of I-526 Wednesday morning.

The fire is reported near mile marker 24 in the eastbound side of the interstate. The westbound lanes were also shut down shortly after 9 a.m., but by just before 9:30 a.m., westbound lanes were moving again.

One right lane of I-526 eastbound reopened at approximately 10:10 a.m.

The fire was reported at 8:53 a.m.

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: A vehicle fire on I-526 East is blocking traffic. Crews are on the scene near the Daniel Island Exit.

Posted by Live 5 News on Wednesday, March 11, 2020

There was no immediate word on injuries.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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