Car fire shuts down part of Madison Blvd.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

Posted: Apr 11, 2018 3:12 AM
Updated: Apr 11, 2018 9:54 AM

Part of Madison Boulevard shut down late Tuesday night when a westbound car burst into flames.


The car reached the intersection of Celtic Drive before it burst into flames around 11:45 p.m.

The flaming car shut down the road for more than 45 minutes. The flaming car shut down the road for more than 45 minutes.

Madison Police and Madison Fire blocked off both westbound lanes and one eastbound lane while they tackled the fire.

The car took roughly 45 minutes to extinguish and nearly two full tanks of water from one of the engines.

The driver was able to escape the car without any injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Madison Boulevard was able to fully reopen around 12:30 a.m.

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