PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A vehicle fire forced the closure of southbound I-279 during rush hour traffic.

PennDOT says the Parkway North between the the I-79/I-279 split and the Camp Horne Road exit was closed.

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First responders were on the scene, PennDOT said. Drivers were urged to take a different route.

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There is no word on injuries at this time.

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