CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A brush fire near Interstate 75 is causing delays in the southbound lanes in Port Charlotte.
According to Charlotte County Fire & EMS, fire crews are working the approximately 4-acre fire, which is located between the Kings Highway (mile marker #170) and Harborview Road (mile marker #167) exits.
No structures are believed to be threatened.
Florida Highway Patrol reports one southbound lane of I-75 is closed for emergency vehicles, causing a backup to the Kings Highway exit. Drivers are urged to use caution with possible smoke in the area.
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