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Sarasota Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 5 years ago

Van fire slows traffic in east Sarasota County

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Emergency officials have opened one lane of traffic on southbound I-75 near University Parkway following a complete shutdown of the corridor.
by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

The Sarasota County Fire Department shut down southbound lanes of I-75 near University parkway at roughly 8 a.m. this morning, following a vehicle fire.

One lane has reopened, and firefighters have extinguished the blaze with no injuries, but traffic remained heavy after 8:30 a.m. 

(Courtesy Sarasota County) Sarasota County emergency officials opened one lane of traffic on southbound I-75 before 8:20 a.m.

 

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