Vehicle Fire on I-270 Causes Delays During Friday Evening Rush

Some lanes were blocked Friday afternoon on northbound Interstate 270 due to a vehicle fire, officials say.

The fire was near Rockledge Drive, between the I-270 Spur and Old Georgetown Road, Montgomery County Fire and EMS spokesperson Pete Piringer said.

WTOP reported a single left lane was getting by on northbound I-270.

About 4:50 p.m., WTOP said fire department activity had been cleared and all lanes were open.

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