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Car catches on fire on Beltline causing traffic delays

The vehicle is a total loss and no injuries were reported, officials said.

Posted: Aug 29, 2021 6:13 PM
Updated: Aug 29, 2021 6:20 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A vehicle fire on Beltline Eastbound east of River Road has caused lane closures and delays near the Division exit, according to Eugene Springfield Fire.

The vehicle is a total loss and no injuries were reported, officials said.

Beltline Eastbound is down to 1 lane as of 6 p.m. Sunday. This is expected to last for about 20 minutes.

The fire started just before 5:30 p.m.

Officials said the Jeep Patriot with a fully involved engine compartment is a total loss and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

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