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All lanes reopen on Howard Frankland Bridge after vehicle fire

All southbound lanes on the Howard Frankland Bridge have been reopened after a pickup truck caught fire early Friday morning.

Firefighters responded about 7:30 a.m. to reports of a car fire on southbound Interstate 275 in Hillsborough County leading into St. Petersburg, according to Florida 511.

The driver escaped injury, according to broadcast reports, but the cause of the fire was unclear.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

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