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Closed van on NLEX catches fire

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 09:08 AM October 13, 2017

A closed van caught fire on Friday while traversing the southbound lane of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX).

A 30-second video by Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) spokesperson Aileen Lizada showed a six-wheeler closed van ablaze and covered with smoke.

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The incident transpired just a few meters before the Sta. Rita interchange, particularly at a spot near the Shell of Asia station, DZIQ Radyo Inquirer 990 reported.

It caused traffic in both southbound and northbound lanes of the highway.

Firemen put out the fire at 7:45 a.m.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the blaze./idl

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