Vehicle fire on southbound I-25 south of Colorado Springs causes delays during rush hour

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A vehicle fire caused major delays just before rush hour on southbound I-25 Tuesday afternoon.

Photo of a vehicle fire on I-25 11/5/19.

Multiple viewers shared video and pictures of the blaze at about 4:45 p.m. The fire was just south of Colorado Springs near the PPIR exit. CDOT announced southbound was closed at about 4:50 p.m.

At about 5:05 p.m. CDOT was reporting just the left lane was closed for an "extended Period of time."

Colorado State Patrol was assisting in the fire. Trooper Josh Lewis said there were no reported injuries in the single-vehicle blaze.