Manhattan Bridge Car Fire Snarls NYC Traffic

NY Daily News - July 05, 2020

by ELIZABETH KEOGH

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Black smoke and flames billowed from the Manhattan Bridge Saturday evening after a raging car fire.

The car was engulfed in flames on the Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge just after 6:15 p.m., officials said. Advertisement

Onlookers stuck in the city for the holiday weekend watched in awe as heavy smoke emitted from the bridge.

“Holy s--t the #manhattanbridge is on #fire right now,” wrote one overly worried Twitter user.

Firefighters had the blaze under control about 7:30 p.m., officials said.