UPDATE: I-4 eastbound lanes back open after truck fire, Orlando police say

Special equipment needed to remove wreckage

ORLANDO, Fla. – The eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 are back open after crews cleared the wreckage from a truck fire.

The fire closed all eastbound lanes near the Kaley Avenue exit, according to Orlando police.

The pest control truck caught fire after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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Police have not said what caused the fire but said that no one was hurt. Traffic was getting by on the shoulder, according to officers.

Officers said special equipment was needed to remove the vehicle.

This is a developing story and will be updated when new details become available.

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