Car catches fire on Long Island Expressway in Maspeth: FDNY

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Photo via Citizen App

A car caught on fire while on the Long Island Expressway in Maspeth on Thursday, Jan. 7.

Around 3 p.m., the FDNY received reports of a BMW SUV on fire on the Long Island Expressway near Maurice Avenue, according to the authorities.

Responding units had the blaze under control less than an hour later, around 3:50 p.m., according to the FDNY.

Video posted to Citizen App shows FDNY members putting out the flames and heavy smoke rises rises from the hood of the car.

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Maurice Ave & Long Island Expy 3:11:56 PM EST

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire.

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