A fire broke out today at an auto parts store in Brighton.

The fire was reported after 5pm at the Auto Value store located at 4986 Old US-23, near Tee Bone’z Tavern. A traffic crash also reportedly occurred in front of the store. Crews from various fire departments and a large number of emergency vehicles were on scene.

Northbound Old US-23 traffic was being diverted at the scene and significant back-ups were reported in the area. (JM)