Tire fire closes Winter Haven roads - FOX 13 News

Tire fire closes Winter Haven roads

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WINTER HAVEN (FOX 13) - A smoky tire fire caused traffic problems in the Winter Haven area this afternoon.

Police reported that a fire at McGee Tire had closed the intersection of Highway 17 and Cypress Gardens Blvd.

"Drivers are advised to stay away from this area until further notice," a police bulletin said.

By 4 p.m., the flames appeared to be out. Fire engines were still blocking parts of the intersection, but some traffic was getting through.

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