Vehicle fire blocks lanes on the Southwest Freeway
Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2021 at 12:00 pm
HOUSTON, TX – A vehicle fire blocked lanes on the Southwest Freeway this morning, according to the Houston Police Department.
U.S. 59 Southwest Freeway (Southbound) @ S. H. 288, vehicle fire has two lanes blocked. Expect delays. #houtraffic
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 28, 2021
The fire was reported near the Southwest Freeway’s intersection with State Highway 288 around 11:14 a.m. The fire blocked two lanes. It is not known what led to the fire, but authorities warned drivers to expect delays.