Vehicle fire closes right lane of Turnpike in Martin County

UPDATE: Only a right lane is shut down


The southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike near mile marker 129, south of Kanner Highway,  in Martin County have been closed after a vehicle fire, said Martin County Fire Rescue officials.

Firefighters are working on putting out a fire with visible flames from the engine part of a box truck which contains oxygen and acetylene tanks, according to officials.

Officials don't know how long the southbound lanes will be closed.

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