Chattanooga firefighters were called to a vehicle fire on Interstate 24 west near Highway 27 at mile marker 177.

The fire erupted just before 8 a.m. Friday morning. 

Department of Transportation officials estimate it will be cleared by 8:30 a.m. At least one lane of traffic is blocked as first responders work to extinguish the fire on the shoulder of the road. 

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story.