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METAIRIE, La. - A vehicle fire on the southbound Causeway Bridge occurred Thursday morning.

The incident happened about eight miles from the southshore.

Officials were able to move the car into the crossover at mile marker nine.

Heavy smoke appeared on the bridge for nearly 20 minutes.

The southbound lanes were shut down for a few minutes so that fire trucks could reach the vehicle.

No injuries have been reported.

A little after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, another car fire broke out. The vehicle drove off the side of the bridge and it has yet to be recovered.

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