All lanes open after car fire on Ben Franklin Bridge

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Sunday, April 5, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A car fire caused some delays on the Ben Franklin Bridge headed into Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.

The fire was reported around 2:00 p.m.

The Delaware River Port Authority says the fire resulted in the closure of all the westbound lanes.

Just before 2:30 p.m, the DRPA tweeted, "Fire out. Tow on location. All lanes expected to reopen shortly."

By 4:30 p.m. all lanes were reopened.

The lanes headed into New Jersey were not impacted.

No word what caused the car to catch fire.