Brush fire in Orlando causes heavy smoke, closes roads

If you are traveling through the Orlando area for the Memorial Day weekend, be advised that a five-acre brush fire in Orange County is sending up heavy smoke in the area around many attractions and theme parks.

WFTV is reporting that  traffic has been stopped on I-4 eastbound at Osceola Parkway. Smoke has caused limited visibility in the International Drive area. is reporting that flames are burning near the base of a cellphone tower, which crews are working to protect.

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