Large semi fire shuts down lanes of Florida’s Turnpike on Saturday

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A large semitruck fire shutdown the northbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike for several hours Saturday morning.

The fire was reported at around 4:30 a.m. on the turnpike and State Road 50 near Oakland.

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Firefighters battled the flames and spent hours clearing the damage.

Troopers have not said if there were any injuries reported in the fire.

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Drivers in the area had to exit at State Road 50 before getting back on the highway to get around the scene.

Channel 9 will continue to monitor the incident and give updates on Eyewitness News.

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