Vehicle fire closes lanes on I-270 southbound at Olive

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – A vehicle fire has closed southbound lanes on Interstate 270 at Olive Boulevard, leading to extended traffic build-ups and delays on the Monday morning commute.

The incident happened a short time before 7 a.m. Traffic was backed up for miles as road crews worked to clear the vehicle from the road.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

No injuries were reported.