A tractor-trailer fire caused major delays in Polk County on Monday morning.
FHP says a tractor-trailer hauling sweet potatoes westbound on I-4 near the 35-mile marker suffered a mechanical issue and caught fire. The driver got out of the truck safely as it became engulfed in flames.
Steven Tillman, 62, of Orlando, was not injured.
As of 8:04 a.m., crews were working to open more lanes after the fire. Delays continue.
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