Dispatch: Portions of I-69 closed due to grass fire in Vanderburgh Co.

Dispatch: Portions of I-69 closed due to grass fire in Vanderburgh Co.
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 4:52 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 18, 2022 at 5:11 PM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Dispatch confirms that parts of Interstate 69 were shut down after reports of a grass fire spreading in Vanderburgh County on Friday afternoon.

This happened between the 12 and 15-mile markers on Interstate 69 near Millersburg Road.

Our crew on scene reports the fire appears to be out, but people along the interstate are still experiencing traffic delays.

This grass fire comes one day after Vanderburgh County lifted its burn ban.

We will update this story once more information is available.