Car fire on Interstate 80 backs up traffic in north Davenport

UPDATE: The vehicle on fire has been cleared from the highway and traffic has resumed as normal.

 

EARLIER: DAVENPORT, Iowa — A car caught on fire on Interstate 80 just east of Northwest Boulvevard,  backing up traffic on the highway for east-bound vehicles during the mid-morning hours of Wednesday, April 11.

Multiple fire engines and Iowa State Patrol deputies responded to the incident.

You can see a live look at the traffic conditions via IDOT camera here.