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Troopers onscene of burning Brinks truck closing northbound lanes on the Skyway Bridge

Firefighters responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the Skyway Bridge at approximately 5:53 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021

The burning vehicle is a Brinks truck and halted all northbound lanes of travel on the bridge. Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) say the fire appears to be a result of a mechanical issue. 

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The truck is stopped along the northbound outside emergency lane near the top of the Skyway Bridge.  No injuries are reported. 

Drivers are urged to use caution due to smoke and emergency personal on scene.

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