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Car fire along I-10 east at Trans-mountain, disrupts evening commute

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A car fire along I-10 east near Trans Mountain on Friday evening.

EL PASO, Texas -- A car crashed and caught fire along Interstate 10 eastbound near the Trans-mountain Road ramp on Friday evening, resulting in traffic being detoured through the area for a couple hours.

The burning car was on the left shoulder of the road as firefighters worked to put out the flames around 6 p.m.; there was no word on whether any injuries occurred.

As of 6:20 p.m., officers said all lanes were closed and a detour was in place, with traffic backed up to Los Mochis.

By 8 p.m., police said the wreckage was cleared and reopened the highway.

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Jim Parker

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