FDNY ambulance fire shuts down section of Grand Central Parkway, snarling traffic in Queens

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Monday, January 25, 2016
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FLUSHING, Queens (WABC) -- The westbound lanes of the Grand Central Parkway are temporarily closed because of an ambulance fire, snarling traffic through the area.

The FDNY truck caught fire at around 2:20 p.m. Monday in Flushing.

There are no injuries, but all westbound lanes remain shut down while firefighters put out the fire.

Here's a photo of the scene from NewsCopter 7:

There are three lanes closed on the eastbound side. with only one getting through.

There are extensive traffic delays through the area.