Travel Alert Update: All lanes back open from fire on I-10 near Indian

A car caught on fire and the flames spread to nearby brush shutting down 2 lanes of traffic

Palm Springs - 4:30 p.m. Update:  All lanes have reopened.

CHP had to close two lanes of traffic as emergency crews worked to put out a car fire that spread to nearby brush along the Westbound lanes of I-10 and Indian in Palm Springs.

The driver told us the he was going Westbound when he lost control and crashed into the shoulder of the freeway.  The weeds underneath his vehicle then caught fire. 

CHP officers responded first and tried to extinguish the flames, but they spread to the brush nearby.  Palm Springs Fire was then called to the scene.  They were able to get the fire out in about 30 minutes.

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