Car catches fire on the I-90 westbound

Viewer submitted photo from Eileen Skrobacz.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — First responders rushed to the scene of a car which caught fire on the I-90 Friday evening.

A car caught fire between exits 53 and 54 and blocked off the right lane of traffic, slowing down traffic just before 5:30. Traffic was backed up for a time on the I-90 and the I-190.

Police say there were no injuries in the fire, and say it may be something mechanical. Crews worked to put out the fire and clear the snag in traffic.

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