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Traffic Alert: vehicle fire on northbound I-5 between Slater Road and Smith Road

Scene of a vehicle fire on I-5 (January 12, 2021). Source: WSDOT

FERNDALE, Wash. — First responders were dispatched to a report of a vehicle fire on I-5 shortly after 5pm today, January 12th.

The vehicle was reported to be fully involved and on the right shoulder according to unconfirmed radio transmissions from first responders.

Backups were already beginning before first responders arrived and can be expected to worsen once more equipment is on scene.

Drivers are advised to take alternate routes until the scene can be cleared.

Drivers are advised to check for updated travel information on the MFN Traffic Page before heading out.

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