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

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.



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