Beltway Outer Loop Reopened in Bethesda; Traffic Delays Persist

The Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway near the Interstate 270 split has reopened after it was closed when a tractor-trailer caught on fire.

Drivers may still encounter residual delays.

Video from Chopper 4 showed that traffic stalled Friday morning around the intersection of I-495 and Rockville Pike, also known as Maryland 355, near Kensington and Bethesda in Maryland.

The fire was extinguished.

Injuries have been reported, but police did not release details on how many people may have been hurt or their conditions.

Stay with News4 for more on this developing story.

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