Car fire on Kwinana Freeway causes traffic chaos

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MOTORISTS could be delayed after a car caught on fire this afternoon on Kwinana Freeway heading north.

The car is believed to have caught fire just after 2pm between Karnup Road and Safety Bay Road.

Emergency services were called at 2.12pm, but police were stood down as Main Roads are managing the fire.

The left lane is blocked and motorists are advised to avoid the area, as traffic is backed up to Karnup Road.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services are at the scene as are Incident Response Services.