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TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes back open following vehicle fire

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A van caught fire on the shoulder of the bridge around 5:30 Monday afternoon. A van caught fire on the shoulder of the bridge around 5:30 Monday afternoon.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A vehicle fire had lanes in both directions of the Thomas Rhodes Bridge closed during the Monday afternoon commute.

A van caught fire on the shoulder of the bridge around 5:30 p.m. As a precaution the DOT closed the lanes. They made the announcement via Twitter.

"Thomas Rhodes Bridge, Near WilmingtonNew Hanover, Disabled Vehicle, Road Closed, at 4/21 5:37," @NCDOT_Scoast, NCDOT Southern Coast.

Traffic is now back open in both directions. No serious injuries were reported.

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