UPDATE (9:31 p.m.): Firefighters have contained the vehicle fire. Wallace tunnel is now reopened.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile firefighters were called to a fire inside the Wallace Tunnel Monday, June 20.

A vehicle caught fire after a crash happened inside the tunnel. Currently, the fire is still going with flames and smoke seen coming from the tunnel. The westbound lanes of Wallace Tunnel are closed, according to a Facebook post from Mobile-Fire Rescue. 

Firefighters are urging residents to avoid this area and use a different route if possible.

This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 is working to gather more information. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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