KWTX - Our Town Belton - Headlines

Big Rig Blaze Shuts Down I-35 Between Italy and Waxahachie

ITALY (July 14, 2010)—Firefighters battled a major blaze Wednesday morning on Interstate 35 between Italy and Waxahachie where a tractor-trailer rig was engulfed in flames.

A dispatcher for the Waco region of the Texas Department of Public Safety told News 10 both north and south bound lanes of the highway were blocked while firefighters battled the flames.

The highway reopened at around 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The truck loaded with plastics.

DPS didn't report any injuries.

The fire was first reported at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by Real Location: Close by on Jul 14, 2010 at 01:19 PM
    OOPs, KWTX forgot to say an 18 wheeler crashed, and it was on I 35E(east).
KWTX-TV News 10 6700 American Plaza Waco, Texas 76712 (254) 776-1330 Fax (254) 751-1088
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 98408349 - kwtx.com/a?a=98408349