Traffic Alert: Garbage Truck Catches Fire Along WB 635 Near I-35E - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Traffic Alert: Garbage Truck Catches Fire Along WB 635 Near I-35E

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    Garbage Truck Catches Fire on Dallas Interstate

    The westbound lanes of I-635 are shut down at I-35E in Dallas, as crews work to clear a garbage truck that caught fire. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017)

    Updated at 8:41 p.m.

    TXDOT representatives said the westbound lanes of 635 at I-35 in Dallas reopened Tuesday night after cleanup from an earlier crash. 

    A commercial garbage truck caught fire in the middle of the freeway around 4:00 p.m. 

    Firefighters on scene extinguished the flames, but it had the roadway shut down for hours. 

    Boy's Grandmother Foils School Shooting Plot

    [DFW] Boy's Grandmother Foils School Shooting Plot

    An 18-year-old Washington state student was arrested after a journal was found detailing plans to shoot his classmates at ACES High School in Everett. According to the Everett Police Department, the 18-year-old's grandmother called 911 Tuesday morning after finding the journal and believed the threats to shoot students at the school were credible.
     

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018)

    All drivers in the westbound lanes were forced to head either north or south on I-35E. 

    Police did not respond for comment regarding if any one was injured in the crash or what caused the truck to catch fire. 

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