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Vehicle fire shuts down NB lanes of Florida Turnpike in Western Indian River County

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Posted at 5:28 PM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 18:12:41-05

All northbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike shut down in western Indian River County near Fort Drum due to a vehicle fire.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car carrier caught fire.

All northbound lanes are closed at this time. Motorists are asked to seek alternate route.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.