I-30 Reopens in Dallas After Tractor-Trailer Carrying Toilet Paper Catches Fire

Tractor-trailer carrying paper products; no injuries reported

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Eastbound Interstate 30 east of Dallas is open to traffic after a tractor-trailer fire shut down the freeway for several hours Monday.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said they were notified of a vehicle fire at about 10:30 a.m. near I-30 and Carroll Avenue.

That's where Texas Sky Ranger spotted a tractor-trailer on the eastbound shoulder with smoke and flames coming from the trailer.

Firefighters were spraying foam on the truck, but flames were still seen ripping through the trailer's roof.

Firefighters tried to cut into the trailer from the side but ultimately had to open the back doors and remove several pallets of bath tissue to get to the flames.

No injuries were reported.

Investigators have not yet said what started the trailer fire.

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