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Northbound I-275 lanes reopen near I-4 due after car fire extinguished

There were no reported injuries.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — Drivers who use Interstate 275 might have stumbled upon some traffic after a portion of the interstate was closed in the downtown Tampa area Wednesday evening.

Just before 6 p.m., police officers responded to a car fire on I-275, the Tampa Police Department said in a media alert. All northbound lanes of I-275 near Interstate 4 were closed for the investigation. However, the lanes were reopened just before 6:30 p.m.

No one was hurt as a result of the fire. 

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