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Lancaster Avenue Closed in Ardmore

A car fire is being treated as a HazMat incident.

Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore is closed between Church Road and Old Lancaster Avenue because of a car fire, The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting.

A statement from Police Superintendent Michael J. McGrath, posted on The Inquirer's website, says that it is being treated as a HazMat incident because of concerns that spilled fluids could reach nearby sewers.

Police, fire and Montgomery County HazMat officials are on the scene, McGrath wrote. He said there currently is no timeline for reopening the road.

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