Car fire along I-65 slows traffic near Athens

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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A car fire slowed traffic on I-65 near Athens on Tuesday afternoon.  You can see by what’s left of the car, the fire was pretty intense.

The fire happened on I-65 south just before mile marker 350.  Authorities say the driver reported hearing the car sputter.  She pulled over to the shoulder and then, smoke turned to flames.

Fortunately, everyone in the car got out safely.

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