Published: Mar 16, 2014 4:48 PM EDT
Updated: Mar 16, 2014 4:50 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol is reporting lane closures on I-75 due to a brush fire burning in Sarasota County.

According to FHP, mile markers 182 to 179 northbound and southbound in North Port are closed due to heavy smoke in the area.

Before all lanes were shut down, a driver told WINK News she could see flames from the interstate. It's unclear how this fire started or how large it is. We'll continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates as we get them.