Traffic slows on I-41 NB near Capitol Drive due to vehicle fire

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reports a vehicle fire is caused backups on I-41 northbound near Capitol Drive, Wednesday afternoon, October 18th.

Officials say the incident started around 4:00 p.m.

A FOX6 viewer sent in video of the scene, which shows a charred van on the freeway.

I-41 vehicle fire

I-41 vehicle fire

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is handling the scene.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates.