Car Burst Into Flames on Garden State Parkway in Kenilworth

Firefighters made fast work out of a raging fire that ignited inside a car on the Garden State Parkway this afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, firefighters were called to the southbound lanes of the highway near exit 138 in Kenilworth where crews arrived to find occupants out of the vehicle and the car’s engine compartment engulfed in flames on the shoulder of the road.

NJ State Police temporarily closed the right lanes until the fire was extinguished.

There were no injuries reported.