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BLUE SPRINGS, MO – Information Friday morning concerning traffic on I-70 was reported by passersby.

The westbound lanes, west of 7 Highway are blocked, and slowing traffic. An incident was reported just before 9 a.m., according to the state transportation department.

Initial reports indicate a vehicle fire prompted the closure of one lane near the 20-mile marker. MODOT says motorists could experience delays for up to an hour. The fire was reportedly extinguished. No injuries were reported.