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Vehicle fire near Faxon interchange

Dense smoke covered much of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 180 when this Chrysler caught fire near the Faxon interchange about 11:40 a.m. Wesdnesday. This was the scene when Loyalsock Township volunteer firefighters arrived The motorist already had safely exited the car and was not hurt, fire officials said. It took about 20 minutes to put the fire out. Montoursville volunteer firefighters also responded and assisted. Eastbound motorists were detoured off the highway for a short period of time. The cause of the fire is under investigation. State police also responded to the fire.