Friday, October 25, 2013

I-95 Re-Opened After Vehicle Fire In Brevard County

UPDATE: I-95 has re-opened, but traffic is backed up for 3 miles to mile marker 194.  BCFR crews extinguished truck fire about 20 minutes after called with no reported injuries.

ROCKLEDGE, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that all northbound lanes on I-95 in Brevard County are blocked due to a vehicle on fire near Rockledge, Florida. 

Brevard County Fire Rescue crews are on scene to put out the blaze which has been described by BCFR as a pickup truck carrying acetyline and oxygen tanks on fire near mile marker 197.

Traffic is backed up for two miles to mile marker 195.  Motorists should use US 1 as an alternate northbound route.