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Car fire backs up traffic on Loop 101

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(Source: CBS 5 News) Traffic was backed up about four miles, from the car fire at the U.S. 60 interchange to almost Ray Road. (Source: CBS 5 News) Traffic was backed up about four miles, from the car fire at the U.S. 60 interchange to almost Ray Road.
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A car fire on northbound Loop 101 Price Freeway near the U.S. 60 interchange caused a massive traffic slowdown Monday morning.

The fire about 7 a.m. was in addition to a crash on the same freeway further south at Ray Road, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Traffic was backed up about 4 miles, from the car fire to almost Ray Road, but all northbound lanes were open again about 8 a.m. Traffic remained backed up for almost 4 miles.

No other information was immediately available.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News as this story develops.

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