Car ignites, closing NB lanes of Howard Frankland Bridge

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – No injuries have been reported so far after a car caught fire on the Pinellas County side of the Howard Frankland Bridge Wednesday morning, reports WFLA News 8.

Police say the incident happened around 2:20 a.m. near mile marker 35 on northbound I-275.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The Department of Transportation released video footage of a black car engulfed in flames.

Officials closed the northbound lanes while crews worked to put out the fire and clear the scene.

A full investigation is underway.

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