Florida Turnpike reopens in Lake County
Officials have reopened the Florida Turnpike in Lake County after a brush fire caused visibility issues.
[TRAFFIC ALERT: Check conditions for your commute]
The Florida Highway Patrol said Wednesday afternoon that the Turnpike was closed in both directions from State Road 50 to U.S. Highway 27, a 15-mile stretch. Southbound lanes reopened around 1:30 p.m., and northbound lanes were reopened about 50 minutes later.
The cause and size of the fire were not immediately known.
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