Car catches fire for unknown reason

Photo by Fairfield Fire Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — The cause of a car fire that created some headaches on I-95 in Fairfield this weekend remains under investigation today.

The fire occurred on the northbound side of the highway on Sunday afternoon and brought traffic to a standstill for more than an hour.

Car fire on I-95 in Fairfield
Car fire on I-95 in Fairfield. Photo by Fairfield Fire Department

At this point, it is still unclear as to what caused the 2013 Volkswagen to catch fire and result in $20,000 worth of damage.

There were no injuries in this fire.

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