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Car Fire Closes Route 1 NB In Smyrna Saturday Morning


Just before 7:45 this morning, Saturday, July 27, 2019, rescue crews from the Citizens Hose Company of Smyrna responded to Route 1 at the 114 Southbound On-Ramp for reports of a vehicle fire.

Upon their arrival,  crews found a vehicle fully involved and closed the roadway.

At least one lane of the road has been reopened.

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Ambulance crews were not dispatched to the scene. No reports of injuries.

This is a developing story. We will have more information shortly,

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