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18-wheeler fire causes lane closures, heavy traffic on I-35

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Posted at 9:46 AM, Nov 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-03 10:46:32-04

An 18-wheeler carrying tires caught on fire on I-35 near Georgetown on Friday. 

The Georgetown Fire Department was working to put the fire out, causing lane closures and heavy traffic. As of 9 a.m., southbound I-35 is down to one lane from Highway 195 to Williams Drive. Previously, police closed all lanes. 

The driver was able to escape unharmed, police said.

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