West Bay Street back open after rail car fire; northbound lanes of Allen Blvd remain closed

West Bay Street back open after rail car fire; northbound lanes of Allen Blvd remain closed
(Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - West Bay Street at Allen Boulevard is back open to traffic after a train car fire Wednesday morning.

Shredded cardboard from International Paper caught fire inside one of the train cars. Repair work was being done on the car when the fire ignited.

Savannah Fire and the International Paper Fire team worked together on this issue.

Savannah Police have reopened W Bay Street. However, the northbound lanes of Allen Boulevard remain closed.

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