SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The southbound lanes of Interstate 75 were closed for hours in Sarasota County as crews cleaned up after a vehicle fire on Thursday.

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office assisted Florida Highway Patrol troopers with the incident, which happened near mile marker 183.

Traffic was being diverted off the interstate at SR-777. The closure extended from North River Road to Sumter Boulevard, FHP said.

There is no word yet on what caused the truck to catch fire, but FHP said no one was hurt.

The road reopened just before 8 a.m.

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