Vehicle fire shuts down Florida’s Turnpike southbound lanes in Orange County

Traffic backed up about 5 miles

Florida Dept. of Transportation camera shows fire crews surrounding the vehicle on fire on Florida's Turnpike, and traffic stopped. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – The southbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike are closed in Orange County because a vehicle on fire, Wednesday.

A Florida Department of Transportation camera shows the highway shut down before Mile Marker 270 near the State Road 50 exit.

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Traffic was backed up about 5 miles, and the right shoulder was also blocked.

No other information is available.

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