Vehicle fire slows traffic on Florida Turnpike in Osceola County

Slowdown is near mile marker 228

Vehicle fire slows traffic on the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County. (Jacob Langston, Copyright 2023 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A vehicle fire in the northbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike has traffic backed up in Osceola County, according to FL511.

All northbound lanes were briefly closed near mile marker 228, while crews extinguished the fire.

Traffic cameras show at least one northbound lane is back open.

According to the FHP, everyone was able to exit the vehicle.

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Jacob joined in 2022. He spent 19 years at the Orlando Sentinel, mostly as a photojournalist and video journalist, before joining Spectrum News 13 as a web editor and digital journalist in 2021.