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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    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. 

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    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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