Smoky Fire on I-90 Engulfs Car

Car on fire
Boston Fire Department firefighters respond to a car on fire on Interstate 90. Photo by Andrea Asuaje.

A car fire impacted traffic and sent black, billowing clouds of smoke over Interstate 90 and Boston University on Sunday afternoon.

Car on fire

A car on fire on the side of Interstate 90 in Boston. (Photo by Andrea Asuaje)

The Boston Fire Department reported that the fire was on westbound I-90 right before the toll exit. Fire department officials said the car collided with a roadside sign, though it is unknown if the collision is the cause of the fire.

Firefighters arrived at the scene around 3:45 p.m. The fire was put out, but not before the flames engulfed nearly the entire car. The condition of the driver is unknown, as is the cause of the collision.

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