18-wheeler carrying frozen chicken catches fire on I-35

Posted at 7:06 AM, Jan 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-15 14:46:36-05

An 18-wheeler carrying frozen chicken caught fire on Interstate 35 near Salado on Monday morning. 

At 7 a.m. only one southbound lane is open near mile marker 283. 

DPS said the fire was not the result of an impact. Around 6:30 a.m., the driver noticed a fire between the trailer and the cab on the 18-wheeler and pulled over to try to extinguish it.

DPS and Salado Fire Department on scene working to put out the fire. 

The entire vehicle was engulfed in flames, DPS said.

No one was injured in the fire.

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