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Horse trailer catches fire on the Florida Turnpike in St. Lucie County

Posted: 4:11 PM, Feb 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-02 21:11:17Z
Horse trailer catches fire on the Fla. Turnpike
Horse trailer catches fire on the Fla. Turnpike
Horse trailer catches fire on the Fla. Turnpike

St Lucie County Fire Rescue says that the back wheel of a horse trailer caught fire on the Florida Turnpike near Orange Avenue Friday.

First responders said the fire was quickly contained and no horses were injured.

The incident happened just after 1 p.m.

Fire rescue says with the help of the public, owners were able to get the animals away from the trailer and to safety before they arrived.