Car fire closes two lanes of I-69

A car fire disrupted traffic along northbound Interstate 69 on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. (Photo courtesy Brandon Fenbert)


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Two lanes of northbound Interstate 69 were closed late afternoon Monday while firefighters fought a vehicle fire.

Crews were called around 5 p.m. to the 307.8 milemarker of the interstate, just south of the US 30/Goshen Road interchange near the Hillegas Road overpass. There, a tan sedan was fully engulfed in flames.

A city dispatcher told NewsChannel 15 that the driving lane and center lane of the interstate was closed. It reopened around 6 p.m.

There were no injuries reported, the dispatcher said.

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