Car Fire Blocks I-805 Lanes in University City

A car fire sent out huge plumes of smoke over Interstate 805 in the University City area Tuesday.

Two lanes of the southbound I-805 were blocked at Governor Drive as crews extiguished the blaze.

The fire started just after 4 p.m., and it was put out by 5:30 p.m. Crews now must clean up melted debris strewn across the road.

No Sig Alert was issued, the California Highway Patrol says, and no injuries were reported.

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