NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A car fire on the Palmetto Expressway in Northwest Miami-Dade caused traffic on the roadway to shut down completely, Sunday afternoon.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene of the fire near Northwest 57th Avenue, just before 4 p.m.

Video sent in by a 7News viewer showed the vehicle fully engulfed.

Investigators did not specify what may have led to the blaze or whether there was someone in the car at the time it caught fire.

Authorities temporarily shut down the expressway in both directions. At around 4:30 p.m., they began to reopen lanes.

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