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Harbor Tunnel temporarily shut down due to vehicle fire inside the tunnel

Harbor Tunnel Car Fire
Posted at 2:39 PM, Jun 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-11 18:42:53-04

BALTIMORE — Update: The fire was placed under control just before 2pm. Fire crews found a vehicle on fire about 1000 feet inside the tunnel.

A Baltimore City Fire spokesperson says 5 people complained of smoke inhalation: 4 MDTA police officers and 1 civilian, however everyone refused transportation to the hospital and was evaluated at the scene.

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Harbor Tunnel has been temporarily shut down due a vehicle fire inside the tunnel. Fire crews are on the scene extinguishing the fire and smoke.

As of reporting, 1-895 Northbound left lane has been reopened. I-895 Southbound will remain closed due to cleaning. The driver's status is currently unknown at this time.

Stay tuned to WMAR for updates.