Wildfire Shuts Down Highway Near Space Center

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) _ A wildfire has shut down a busy highway that connects Florida’s Space Coast to Orlando.

State Road 528 was closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon between Cape Canaveral and Orlando after towers of smoke from a wildfire reduced visibility.

The toll road is the primary artery for travelers between the Kennedy Space Center and Orlando International Airport.

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