TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle fire on US 98 before Gravel Pit Road

TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle fire on US 98 before Gravel Pit Road

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - There was a vehicle fire early Wednesday morning on US 98 before Gravel Pit Road in West Hattiesburg.

The westbound right shoulder is blocked, and fire trucks are on the scene extinguishing the flames.

Emergency vehicles are also blocking the right lane.

Motorists are urged to use caution in that area until the scene is clear.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated. No injuries have been reported at this time.