Tanker truck catches fire along I-4 near Tampa

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SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says all lanes of Interstate 4 are now open following a tanker truck fire near Tampa.

The truck’s engine caught fire Friday morning and the driver pulled onto the shoulder of the eastbound lanes of I-4. He was not injured.

The truck was carrying a citrus extract referred to as Orange Essence, which did not catch fire.

There was no word on what caused the fire.

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