Fire crews have cleared the scene and, as of 5 p.m., traffic is flowing again.

Previously reported

A brush fire along Interstate 83 in Spring Garden Township has caused traffic to back up in the southbound lanes Thursday afternoon.

Crews from York United Fire & Rescue and surrounding departments were dispatched to the fire near Exit 16, the Queen Street exit, about 3:20 p.m., according to York County 911.

The state Department of Transportation issued an alert stating there is a traffic disruption in the area.

York County 911 radio indicate the southbound lanes are at a stand-still.

Check back later for additional details.