Car fire halts rush hour traffic on Highway 61 in St. Paul Park
A vehicle fire caused rush hour traffic to grind to a halt Thursday after an SUV caught fire on Highway 61 near the 70th Street/Summit Avenue exit in St. Paul Park.
According to Cottage Grove police officer Dan Schoen, the fire was reported just after 6 p.m.
The driver, who did not sustain any injuries, was not able to pull the vehicle over completely, and police shut down both northbound lanes for nearly an hour.
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