AUBURN, Maine — Travelers along the Maine Turnpike were delayed Friday morning because of a vehicle fire between the Lewiston and Auburn exits, according to the Maine Turnpike Authority.

The fire occurred around 9 a.m. between Exits 80 and 75 on the southbound side.

Moderate delays were expected because of the fire, and commuters were advised to use Exit 80 to avoid the scene, which is at Mile 76.

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