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 pic.twitter.com/Bpc8HrA19G
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