Car fire snarls rush hour traffic on I-93 South

BOSTON MA.11/ 08 / 2012: HOT CAR !!!! southbound on SE Expressway during rush hour , automobile fire blocked traffic .( David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC stand alone photo
Firefighters battled the blaze on I-93 South in Boston.
David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

A car fire on Interstate 93 South near Savin Hill during rush hour snarled traffic for commuters, the Massachusetts Department of Transporation said.

The fire was reported just after 4 p.m. The car was removed from the area around 4:40 p.m., said transportation spokesman Michael Verseckes. The fire blocked the two right lanes of traffic.

No injuries were reported.

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