Interstate 595 Shutdown Due to Gas Tanker Fire

Florida Highway Patrol officers shut down westbound and eastbound lanes of Interstate 595 in Davie after a gas tanker caught fire Saturday afternoon.

Authorities closed I-595 between University Drive and Pine Island Road around 4 p.m., when the rear tire of a gas tanker caught fire, according to FHP.

Traffic is being diverted State Road 84. Officials are advising drivers to seek alternative routes.

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