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Troy: Minivan goes up in flames, shuts down interstate

A vehicle fire shutdown part of Interstate-35 in Troy Tuesday afternoon.
A vehicle fire shutdown part of Interstate-35 in Troy Tuesday afternoon.(Photo courtesy of Jimmy Bennett)
Published: Jul. 6, 2021 at 11:12 PM CDT
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TROY, Texas (KWTX) - A family is lucky to be alive after their vehicle went up in flames on I-35 Tuesday afternoon.

According to Troy Police, a 2010 Dodge Caravan carrying three people caught fire.

The cause is unknown, police say, however, it appeared to be a mechanical malfunction or failure.

No one was injured.

Traffic was impacted as the main northbound lanes were closed for about 25 minutes.

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