• Tire fire spreads to tractor-trailer on Turnpike in Lake Co.


    LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - The tire of a tractor-trailer caught fire and spread to the rest of the vehicle on the Turnpike Monday in Lake County, authorities said.

    The fiery incident shut down the southbound lanes of the Turnpike, but the roadway has since reopened, according to authorities.

    Water trucks had to be brought in due to the lack of water in the area.

    There were no injuries reported.

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