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Car on Fire Blocks I-66

by ARLnow.com — July 20, 2011 at 8:51 pm 1,537 3 Comments

A car caught on fire on eastbound I-66 near Rosslyn tonight.

The car, said to be a Volkswagen bug, was fully engulfed between I-66 and the entrance ramp from Lee Highway when firefighters arrived on the scene, just before 8:45 p.m.

The fire was quickly extinguished, but not before causing a backup. All lanes of eastbound I-66 were blocked for a time.

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  • Arlwhenever

    Burning bug? No, that would be a firefly.

  • G::TheNativeArlingtonian

    The past and the future… all the same with the bug. Wonder if VW was dumb enough to use a magnesium block on the new ones too… great for those rode side bonfires!

  • Bugged

    What kinda bug-old or new?

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