Car fire snarls morning commute on I-95

A car catches fire on Interstate 95 near exit 7 in East Greenwich, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (WJAR)

A car fire brought the Monday morning commute to a crawl in East Greenwich.

A car caught fire in the northbound lanes near exit 7.

Firefighters put out the flames.

RIDOT said the scene was cleared at about 7 a.m., but residual backups remained.

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