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.
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.
I-895 Southbound Baltimore Harbor Tunnel: All lanes remain closed for clean up of vehicle fire. #MDTraffic— MDTA (@TheMDTA) June 11, 2022
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SB I-895 Harbor Tunnel is closed due to a vehicle fire. #BMORESBravest are on scene extinguishing and removing smoke. @TheMDTA @mdfop34 are detouring traffic. Expect delays. Use I-95 or I-695 instead. #BalTraffic #MDTraffic pic.twitter.com/otmBS0ivJe— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) June 11, 2022