A car is on fire in Milan’s central square.
A man has died in hospital after a fire broke out in the car he was driving.
Police are investigating and it’s unclear whether the incident is connected to a terrorist attack.
A total of 14 cars have been involved in the blaze in the central area of Milan’s Bregenz district.
The incident happened around 1pm local time, according to Milan police.
The fire has not been extinguished.
At least two people have been arrested, but police say no-one has been killed.
A woman who lives near the car has been arrested on suspicion of causing the fire.
A car in the centre of Milan has caught fire The centre of the city has been evacuated and is on high alert.
The road is closed for several hours.
Milan police said they were still investigating.
In the capital, Milan’s fire department said there were 13 fire engines and 12 ambulances in the city.
A fire is burning in the middle of Milan, where police have warned of heavy smoke.
“The fire started at around 1:30pm, and it is burning on the main motorway in Milan.
The area is very crowded.
We are waiting for the fire brigade to arrive,” said an officer, who asked not to be named.
There are no reports of injuries.
The Italian capital is not a particularly dangerous place to live, but it has seen many recent car-crash incidents.
In November, a truck caught fire on the same motorway that has since caught fire, with around 70 people inside.
The blaze destroyed the side of the truck, and three people died.