Car Fire Jams Traffic Near LAX - NBC Southern California

Car Fire Jams Traffic Near LAX

The fire has been extinguished, but traffic jam continues



    Car Fire Jams Traffic Near LAX

    Drivers near LAX Friday evening are being warned of especially congested streets after a car caught on fire in a tunnel near the airport.

    “This compounds the heavy traffic normally experienced through the Sepulveda Tunnel during Friday evening rush hours,” the airport said in a statement.

    Significant delays are expected on northbound and southbound Sepulveda Boulevard at the Sepulveda Tunnel near LAX, according to a spokeswoman for the airport.

    Fire crews have extinguished the blaze and are clearing smoke from the tunnel.

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