TRAFFIC ALERT: Car fire impacts Beltline traffic in Madsion - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

TRAFFIC ALERT: Car fire impacts Beltline traffic in Madsion

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Two lanes of the eastbound Beltline in Madison were closed for about an hour beginning shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday because of a car fire, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

An alert from WisDOT says the two right lanes of US 12/18 eastbound at Fish Hatchery Road are closed. 

A 27 News reporter on the scene says she saw a car smoking and traffic was slowing down. 

Officials think the lanes will be closed until 12 p.m.

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