All lanes are back open after a semi caught fire early Monday morning on the Florida Turnpike southbound in St. Lucie County.
The St. Lucie County Fire District said the call came in at 5:40 a.m., closing all southbound lanes. The fire was out by 6:25 a.m. and contained to the trailer.
Chopper 5 flew over the scene and spotted a large hole in the side of the trailer and some of the items it was hauling spilled onto the road.
All lanes were back by 7:26 a.m.
The cause of the fire has not been released.
Crews responded to reports of a semi trailer fire in the sb lanes of the turnpike at mm157 (5 miles north of the FP toll plaza). The call came in at 5:40am and the fire was out by 6:25. The fire was contained to the trailer. pic.twitter.com/WRBlNSqf7Z
— StLucieFire (@StLucieFireDist) June 18, 2018
Tractor trailer Fire SB FL Turnpike north of Orange ave FIRE OUT 1 LEFT LANE OPEN Minor delays pic.twitter.com/doLHlORett
— Johann Hoffend (@Chopper5WPTV) June 18, 2018