Crews battle grass fires along Turnpike



Firefighters are working to put out several small grass fires that are burning along the Turnpike in Orange County.

The grass fires are burning in a few spots along the highway between I-4 and the Turkey Lake rest plaza, according to officials.

Troopers have closed one northbound lane near the Turnpike and I-4 interchange.

Firefighters also responded for a vehicle fire in the same area, but officials said it's unclear if it sparked the grass fires.

From a highway transportation camera, smoke could be seen along the roadway.

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