Car fire blocks lanes on I-5

SAN DIEGO — A car fire slowed traffic on Interstate 5 late Wednesday morning.

Calls came in about the blaze on southbound I-5 near Genesee Avenue in the La Jolla area around 11 a.m.

Callers told dispatchers that a white sedan was fully engulfed in flames. Multiple lanes of traffic were blocked in the area as crews put out the blaze. Traffic eventually returned to normal.

Officials did not report any injuries the cause of the fire.

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