Fire on bridge sends smoke billowing over NYC

Firefighters are finishing up a battle against a blaze on a major New York City bridge that sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over the city.

Updated: Aug 17, 2013, 09:02 AM IST

New York: Firefighters are finishing up a battle against a blaze on a major New York City bridge that sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over the city.

There were no reports of injuries on Saturday in the fire on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. Traffic delays were reported on the major crossing between Manhattan and Queens.

The thick smoke billowed from the double-decker span`s lower level.

The fire department said the blaze was out but firefighters were still at the scene.

PTI