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
Pic of cab fire on inbound upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge courtesy @Deanofcomedy: pic.twitter.com/BuxmSzxRdD
— ABC7NY NewsDesk (@ABC7NYNewsDesk) August 21, 2014
Vehicle #Fire: Extensive delays in both directions on the upper level of Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge, MN/QN. Consider alternate routes.@FDNY
— NYC OEM - Notify NYC (@NotifyNYC) August 21, 2014
Amazing pic of Cab #Fire on #Queensboro Bridge sent to @pix11news by Alvin Ayala of #woodside #Queens pic.twitter.com/z3khn8Qcj9
— Thomas Tobin (@tvnooz) August 21, 2014
Yellow taxi on fire on Queensboro Bridge.New York pic.twitter.com/2QUhj89a8VAccording Roosevelt Island Tram officials:
— NYcheesy (@NYcheesy) August 21, 2014
There was a car on fire on the bridge.Reported on previous vehicle fires on the Queensboro Bridge during the recent past here.
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.
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....