There was a huge traffic mess on southbound I-5 towards the end of rush hour Thursday night.

A car caught fire and the flames soon engulfed the vehicle blocking all traffic at the West Seattle Bridge. The backup soon stretched more than 10 miles.

Washington Department of Transportation cameras showed the flames as they destroyed the car.

Firefighters doused the flames and the wreckage and removed the vehicle, opening all lanes of traffic.

Traffic Cams and Flow near the incident -- Click here if viewing in the app