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Dump truck catches fire on I-75 in Estero Friday morning

Posted at 7:06 AM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 07:06:39-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Fire crews extinguished a truck fire along Interstate 75 Wednesday morning, causing backups in the northbound lanes.

The fire started around 6:30 a.m. near mile marker 125. That's just north of the Corkscrew Road exit in Estero.

The truck was pulled over on the shoulder when firefighters arrived.

There is no word yet on whether there were any injuries.