Car fire closes I240 at I35 interchange in Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a car fire has caused an Oklahoma City interstate to be closed during Wednesday afternoon's rush hour.I240 eastbound was completely shut down just east of the I35 interchange as OHP and firefighters rushed to put out the fire. The road was closed just after 5:15 Wednesday evening. It's unknown how long the closure will last. Drivers are urged to avoid the area.Track traffic before hitting the road with the KOKH AM News app. Get it for your iPhone or Android device here.