Car fire blocks two lanes of traffic on I-5 this morning
Posted on Friday, June 12th, 2020 at 2:05 pm
SEATTLE, WA – The Washington State Department of Transportation reported a car fire this morning via their Twitter account.
The incident occurred on northbound I-5, close to the Southcenter shopping center, at around 9:15 on June 12. Two lanes of traffic were closed off initially to contain the fire. After first responders arrived at the scene, they contained the fire to the high-occupancy vehicle lane.
It took them about an hour to clear the accident. There is no word yet whether there were any people inside the vehicle. Officials have not confirmed the cause of the fire yet.
Two lanes of NB I-5 near Southcenter are blocked by a vehicle fire. First responders are on scene. pic.twitter.com/SYu1XgIIdD
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) June 12, 2020
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