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A driver was taken to a local hospital Wednesday morning after a car fire on Interstate 95 in Hampden.

The fire happened about 5:50 a.m. on the northbound side of the interstate, near mile marker 179, according to Shannon Moss, a spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

The driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The fire was extinguished before 7 a.m., and traffic was temporarily reduced to one lane. Both lanes reopened around 8 a.m., according to Moss.

No additional information was immediately available.