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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Extensive Delays On Queensboro Bridge Due To Taxi Fire - Roosevelt Island Tram Cabin Delayed 15 Minutes Due To Smoke In Area, Normal Service Returned

Roosevelt Island resident Janet Falk shares this photo and reports a fire on the Queensboro Bridge.

Image From Janet Falk
According Roosevelt Island Tram officials:
There was a car on fire on the bridge.

The South tram trip cabin was delayed due to smoke in the area Cabin resumed normal service 15 minutes after as soon as the smoke condition cleared.
Reported on previous vehicle fires on the Queensboro Bridge during the recent past here.

UPDATE 8:30 PM - Channel 7 Eyewitness News reports:
All lanes have reopened on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge after a cab fire this afternoon....