Famed Overseas Highway in Florida Shut Down by Huge Marina Fire

A big marina fire in the Florida Keys early Monday shut down the iconic Overseas Highway in Marathon, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says.

The blaze began around 2:30 a.m., deputies say.

“Road closed both directions as firefighters attempt to get fire under control,” the sheriff’s office tweeted.

Later, an update:

The Overseas Highway connects the Florida Keys to one another.