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Car Fire Backs Up Traffic on Roosevelt Boulevard

SkyForce10 was above the scene after a car caught fire on the Boulevard near Adams Avenue around 6 p.m.

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    A vehicle caught on fire on Roosevelt Boulevard early Wednesday evening, closing lanes and causing a major traffic jam. SkyForce10 was above the scene as firefighters worked to control the flames.

    (Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017)

    A car fire caused a major traffic jam on the Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia early Wednesday evening.

    SkyForce10 was above the scene after a car caught fire on the Boulevard near Adams Avenue around 6 p.m. Responding firefighters were able to control the blaze and no injuries were reported.

    Northbound outer lanes were shut down on the Boulevard at Adams Avenue and traffic was backed up in the area. The lanes were later reopened.

    Officials have not yet revealed the cause of the fire.