UPDATE: All Turner Turnpike lanes reopened in Lincoln County after fireworks trailer catches fire

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UPDATE (5:55 p.m.): All lanes of Turner Turnpike are open again in Lincoln County after they were closed because a fireworks trailer caught on fire at Mile Marker 177.5.

UPDATE (5:30 p.m.): Turner Turnpike’s inside westbound lane is now open. All eastbound lanes are open as well.

UPDATE: Turner Turnpike’s eastbound lanes are open again, according to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.

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NOTE: This article was updated after new information came in that the vehicle on fire is a fireworks trailer.

LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Turner Turnpike’s east and westbound lanes are both closed near Stroud in Lincoln County.

The lanes were closed near Mile Marker 177.5 at 3:54 p.m. after a semi-truck caught on fire, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

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The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority posted a video on Twitter of the fire, specifying that a fireworks trailer was burning.

Traffic is being diverted westbound at Stroud.

Chopper 4 is heading to the scene.

Watch the above live video for Chopper 4’s footage from the scene.

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