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Abandoned car fire on Bruce H'way

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A car fire on the Bruce Highway has caused some early morning traffic delays north of Mackay.

Emergencry crews were called the blaze in Bowen near Abbot Point Road just before 3am, where the car was already well alight.

The vehicle was blocking the northbound lanes, with traffic affected in both directions.

A Queensland Police spokesperson says the vehicle had no registration plates and was abandoned, too burnt out to identify who it belonged to.

Two fire crews had the blaze under control within minutes of arriving, with the car fully extinguished by around 3:20am.

The car was moved off the road at around 3:30am.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson says there was no indication yet as to how the fire started.

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