Car fire slows traffic on I-10

CATEHDRAL CITY, Calif. - Eastbound traffic on I-10 near the Date Palm Drive exit was slow-moving after a car became fully engulfed in flames Monday afternoon.

The incident happened shortly before 2 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the #3 and #4 lanes were temporarily closed while emergency crews extinguished the fire and cleared the car from the interstate.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire or if anyone was injured. News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 will bring you more information when it's available.

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