All northbound SW Freeway lanes reopen near BW 8 after vehicle fire

HOUSTON – A car fire had all lanes of traffic blocked off on the Southwest Freeway near Beltway 8 on Monday.

The one-vehicle incident started around 3:18 p.m., according to the Houston TranStar website.

The freeway was reopened around 4:10 p.m.

Firefighters could be seen extinguishing the fire on the TranStar cameras.

All northbound lanes were blocked off while officials cleaned up.

VIDEO: car fire on 59 N near Beltway 8 slowing down traffic, several lanes shut down as crews work to clear the scene

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