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. 

    Toddler Busted After Unwrapping Gifts

    [DFW] Toddler Busted After Unwrapping Gifts

    A Dallas woman who runs a professional gift wrapping service has more work to do after her 2-year-old daughter couldn't resist and tore through all those gifts. The temptation seemed to be too much for the toddler. The business is called 'Gift Wrap Girl on the Go' and can be found on Facebook.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 14, 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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