PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - A van caught fire in the middle of a busy intersection in Phenix City, causing a major traffic tie up. It happened at 13th and Broad streets just before 3 p.m. Monday.
News Leader 9's Dante Renzulli was at the scene earlier today.
Firefighters arrived shortly after police blocked off the area, asking pedestrians and drivers to stay away. Within a matter of minutes, firefighters had the flames extinguished and the situation under control.
The driver of the van escaped without injury.