Lanes now open after morning car fire

Northbound Turnpike was shut down during morning rush

Published On: May 08 2013 07:26:19 AM EDT   Updated On: May 08 2013 10:45:57 AM EDT

Lanes are now open on the Turnpike after a morning car fire had all northbound traffic stopped at Hollywood Boulevard.

The car was fully engulfed in flames just before 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. Once firefighters arrived on scene, the fire was put out quickly, but no traffic was getting by in the northbound lanes. Two lanes of traffic were opened up just before 7:30 a.m.