Lanes of eastbound SR 408 reopen in downtown Orlando after vehicle fire

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two of the eastbound lanes of State Road 408 are back open going through downtown Orlando after a car fire.

Orlando police said they are on the scene of a vehicle fire on eastbound State Road 408 over Interstate 4. The fire had all eastbound lanes closed as of 4:50 p.m., and two lanes reopened as of 5:25 p.m.


Officers said traffic was being diverted onto Orange Blossom Trail and I-4.

Police said drivers in the area should expect slower traffic.

READ: FHP: 2 injured in wrong-way crash on I-4 Express lanes

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.