ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A semitruck that was hauling cars caught fire Saturday on State Road 528, temporarily closing westbound lanes in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said around 5:48 p.m., a 47-year old Kissimmee man was driving the semitruck westbound on State Road 528, approaching mile marker 29 when he said he felt the brakes lock.
The man pulled onto the outside shoulder and exited the vehicle when it became engulfed in flames, according to the FHP.
Troopers said the Orange County Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire and the driver was not injured.
See the fire as it happened in the video player at the top of this story.
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