Semi hauling frozen turkeys catches fire in Seminole County

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — A semitruck fire along Interstate 4 in Seminole County caused major delays early Thursday morning.


According to the Seminole County Fire Department, the semitruck, which carrying 10,000 frozen turkeys, caught fire just after 4:30 a.m.

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Two lanes of I-4 westbound near state Route 417 were shut down while crews worked to put out the fire.

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Officials said there were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.