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Burning car slows traffic on southbound I-275 in Tampa

Published Sep. 24, 2015

TAMPA — A burning car slowed Thursday morning rush hour traffic on southbound Interstate 275 just west of downtown Tampa.

Police and firefighters were on the scene of the fire near the Howard-Armenia avenue exits. As of 7:20 a.m., the car was fully engulfed in flames, but some southbound traffic was getting by.

Tampa Fire Rescue spokesman Jason Penny said there were no injuries.

No further information was immediately available. Check back for updates.