Early morning car fire shuts down major highway in Lansing


LANSING, MI (WLNS) – An early morning car fire shut down traffic on a major highway through Lansing this morning.

6 News crews were on scene who tells us heat from the flames could be felt from only a few yards away.

The SUV caught fire around 2:30 this morning on northbound U.S.127 near the Lake Lansing Road exit. The highway was shut down for roughly an hour and reopened shortly after.

Fire officials say four people were inside the vehicle at the time but no one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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