'Hope it wasn't Popeyes:' Big rig hauling chicken catches fire
Vehicle fire closes Florida Turnpike near SR 429 in Orange County
ORLANDO, Fla. – A tractor-trailer hauling chicken caught fire Monday morning, forcing officials to close the Florida Turnpike in Orange County.
The fire broke out in the northbound lanes of the turnpike near State Road 429. Northbound lanes were later reopened.
The cause of the fire is not known.
Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted, " Hope it wasn't @PopeyesChicken."
#UPDATE & #Photo from 6:05 am Tractor trailer fire on northbound @fl511_turnpike, north of State Road 429: 2 northbound lanes are open while crews clear the debris. The truck was carrying frozen chicken. Hope it wasn't @PopeyesChicken pic.twitter.com/Dl5Wink7pA— OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) November 4, 2019
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