Car carrier fire on leads to backup on PA Turnpike

August 24, 2012 6:05:35 AM PDT
A car carrier fire caused major delays Thursday on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Chester County.

The fire was reported in the westbound lanes of the turnpike in Charlestown Township just after 3:00 p.m.

State police say a car carrier caught fire, damaging the carrier and at least three cars on it.

The fire was placed under control just before 4:00 p.m.

All lanes were closed until around 5:30 p.m.

There are no reports of injuries.