Semi Catches Fire on I-20

A semi caught fire Friday morning at approximately 2 a.m. shutting down all westbound lanes of Interstate 20.

The fire was located east of Rosehill Road and west of FM 2578.

The left lane reopened a couple hours later at 4 a.m. for traffic to slowly start moving.

Tarrell Fire Department and police arrived on scene and were able to contain the fire to the cargo.

No information has been given as to how the semi caught on fire.

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