All lanes cleared on I-75 after North Port brush fire

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NORTH PORT, Fla.- After a brush fire shut down all lanes on Interstate 75, the Florida Highway Patrol says all lanes have reopened and the fire is 100 percent contained.

The wildfire started near mile marker 174 around 6 p.m. on Sunday, but it never threatened any homes or businesses.

Firefighters believe there are four to five fires burning in that area that may have been started by lightning.

WINK News has a crew on scene. This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates on the firefighting efforts and road closures.

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