Downtown Tunnel lanes re-opened after vehicle fire

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WVEC.com

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 11:57 AM

Updated Friday, Jun 28 at 5:24 PM

NORFOLK -- VDOT reported that two lanes were closed in the westbound tunnel of the Downtown Tunnel Friday morning due to a vehicle fire.

Two viewers provided the attached photos of a car on fire in the tunnel around 11:40 a.m.

One viewer, Guy Wallace, said that crews had all cars back out of the tunnel so that they could put out the blaze.

Crews cleared the fire and re-opened the tunnel at around 12:10 p.m.

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