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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A tree fire on the Northside caused lane and road closures early Wednesday morning.

One lane of Sibbald Road and all lanes of Linda Drive were closed due to the blaze, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Both roads are just North of Lonnie C. Miller Park and just South of the Charles Boobie Clark park and pool.

Tom Francis with Jacksonville Fire and Rescue said five trees along the roadway caught fire and traffic is being diverted for the firemen's safety.