BOSTON (CBS) — Interstate 93 in Dorchester was temporarily shut down midday Sunday after multiple cars caught fire on the northbound side of the highway.

A car fire on I-93 North slows traffic midday on Sunday (Photo Courtesy: Joseph Callinan- Boston)

According to the Boston Fire Department, the fire started after a car crash involving multiple vehicles around 12:30 p.m. A chain reaction occurred and a total of four cars ended up in flames.

An SUV destroyed by a fire on I-93 is towed from the scene of a crash (WBZ-TV)

Fortunately, no one was injured.

The official cause of the fire is under investigation. All lanes have reopened at this time.


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