Traffic accident, small fire delay traffic on I-80 near West Branch

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i-80-slowWEST BRANCH,Iowa - A vehicle accident and small fire has forced traffic to slow on I-80 westbound between Exit 265 and Exit 259, near mile marker 260. That's about 2 miles East of West Branch.

IDOT says travelers should expect about a 2-minute delay but that as of 6:10 p.m., lanes are open. The lane closed for a short time as police and fire crews were on scene.