I-30W closed after 18-wheeler catches fire

I-30W closed after 18-wheeler catches fire

BOWIE COUNTY, TX (KSLA) - A portion of Interstate 30 is closed after an 18-wheeler caught fire Monday afternoon.

It happened along I-30 at mile marker 196. That's between New Boston and Mount Pleasant.

The Texas Department of Public Safety believes the tractor-trailer brakes caught on fire starting the blaze.

No injuries are reported and the 18-wheeler is the only vehicle involved in the wreck.

The interstate will remain closed until the fire is under control.

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