Car goes up in flames during morning commute near Schenectady toll booths

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Authorities say a car went up in flames just before the tolls on the Thruway Monday morning.

Troopers say the call came in around 7:47 a.m. for a disabled vehicle that pull off to the side of the road.

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Due to some mechanical issue, the car overheated and then became fully engulfed.

Lanes were closed until 8:40 when the scene was clear.

No injuries were reported.

Fort Hunter Fire Department responded to the scene.

(Video by Ronald Byers)

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