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Car fire blocks 8th Street for 1 hour

Police report no injuries from fire on road in front of UF Health Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – All lanes of West 8th Street at Interstate 95 reopened just before 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, about an hour after after it was blocked for about an hour by a car that caught fire.

Firefighters from the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department put out the fire in the road in front of UF Health. One person was involved in the incident but no injuries were reported.

The name of the person and other details were not released at the scene.