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Car Blaze Closes Causeway

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OCEAN CITY – Ocean City Police and Fire Departments responded to a vehicle fire Aug. 7 at approximately 12:42 p.m. on the Route 52 causeway.
A female operator of a Chevy Trailblazer reported she was traveling eastbound into Ocean City when she noticed smoke coming into the vehicle from the engine area. She stopped the vehicle in the eastbound lanes of travel and exited the car.
Vehicle traffic in both directions was closed for approximately 20 minutes while the fire department put out the fire. The fire is believed to have been caused by a mechanical failure.
The female operator was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. The vehicle was severely damaged by the fire and had to be towed from the scene. 
The fire is under investigation by Ocean City Fire Department.   

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