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UPDATE: I-71 south back open after car fire

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Southbound I-71 is back open after a car fire Wednesday evening.

It happened between Dana Avenue and William Howard Taft Rd. As a result, the southbound side was closed to traffic, as well as a large stretch of southbound 71 was at a crawl.

All lanes have since been reopened.

The cause of the fire or any injuries involved have been released. will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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