Vehicle fire shuts down traffic on Highway 80 near 1788

Vehicle fire Highway 80

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Midland authorities responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 80 near 1788 Friday morning.

Authorities received a call concerning the car fire around 6:36 a.m. Eastbound lanes of Highway 80 was blocked off and traffic was diverted.

The fire was put out and the wreckage was cleaned up around 7:55 a.m. Highway 80 has since been reopened.

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