Traffic: 355 in Rockville Closed Due to Vehicle Fire

North and southbound Route 355 are closed between Halpine Road and Congressional Plaza in Rockville as the result of fire rescue activity, according to Montgomery County Police. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and to expect significant delays.

Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services reports that a vehicle was on fire and had burning fuel running into the roadway. The fire has been extinguished and there are no injuries reported. We will post an update when additional information becomes available. Video below:


Per mcfrsPIO on Twitter: “Traffic Advisory – IAO Congressional Plaza 1600blk Rockville Pike near Halpine Road, Rockville, vehicle fire, vehicle fire & burning fuel (running in roadway), has been extinguished, some lanes blocked, @mcfrs PE723, A723, AT723 on scene”

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