Truck Carrying 20 Tons of Avocados Catches Fire, Shutting Down I-35E in Ellis County

Northbound Interstate 35E was shut down Thursday afternoon in Ellis County after a truck carrying 40,000 pounds of avocados caught fire.It happened around 11:15 a.m. on I-35E near the town of Forreston, about 10 miles south of Waxahachie, KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported.The Texas Department of Public Safety said it was unknown whether a crash or some other factor caused the fire. Troopers were diverting northbound traffic onto State Highway 34 and 77 in Italy.Read the full story at  Continue reading...

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