Vehicle fire ignites on Brookshire Boulevard during morning traffic

Vehicle fire causes traffic backups in northwest Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A vehicle fire blocked part of Brookshire Boulevard in northwest Charlotte for a time Tuesday morning.

#BREAKING TRAFFIC ALERT: Inbound Brookshire Boulevard is blocked near Idaho Drive after a vehicle went up in flames » https://bit.ly/2QTEKxq

Posted by WBTV News on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The vehicle ignited before 6:30 a.m. on Brookshire Boulevard at Idaho Drive near Interstate 85, blocking the inbound lanes and causing heavy delays.

There’s no word on what caused the vehicle to go up in flames.

We’re working to gather more information.

Check back for updates.

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