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

i93fire Highway Shuts Down After Multiple Cars Go Up In Flames Following Crash

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.

burnedcar Highway Shuts Down After Multiple Cars Go Up In Flames Following Crash

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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