18-wheeler fire closes down portion of Central Texas interstate

(Fairfield Fire Dept. photo)
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FAIRFIELD, Texas (KWTX) An 18-wheeler fire Thursday closed down a portion of northbound Interstate 45 in Fairfield east of Waco.

The rig caught on fire near FM 27 on the west side of the city, the Fairfield Fire Department said in a Facebook post.

The northbound lanes were closed to traffic between FM 27 and FM 833 because of the fire.

Firefighters from Fairfield, Streetman, Teague, Worth and Dew responded.

No injuries were reported.