Right lane of I-55 SB at 91.8mm closed due to small fires - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Right lane of I-55 SB at 91.8mm closed due to small fires

(Source: Nick Chabarria/KFVS) (Source: Nick Chabarria/KFVS)
(Source: Nick Chabarria/KFVS) (Source: Nick Chabarria/KFVS)
(Source: Nick Chabarria/KFVS) (Source: Nick Chabarria/KFVS)
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

The right lane of Interstate 55 southbound is closed at the 91.8 mile marker on Monday, December 19.

According to Cape Girardeau Police Department, the lane is closed due to multiple small fires in the area.

According to the Scott City Fire Department, the small fires were along the interstate from the Nash Road Exit to the Scott City Exit. They also extended south of the Scott City Exit to mile marker 86.

They say the first call came in around 4 p.m. about smoke along the interstate.

Firefighters and officers are on the scene.

As of 5 p.m., the fires were under control but crews were still working to put them out.

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