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Tractor Trailer Fire Causes Turnpike Closure in Broward During AM Rush Hour

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  • Officials have not released information on any possible injuries or what caused the crash.

Traffic came to a stop on a major Broward County roadway after a tractor trailer rolled over and caught fire.

Crews from Lauderhill and Tamarac Fire Rescue responded to the scene in the northbound lanes of the Turnpike just south of Commercial Boulevard after the single vehicle crash shortly before 7:30 a.m.

All lanes were closed as crews worked to put out the fire. Officials have not released information on any possible injuries or what caused the crash.

Drivers were advised to seek alternate routes as the investigation continues and crews work to clear the scene.

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