AVOID THE AREA: Traffic on I-35 backed up due to 18-wheeler on fire

Posted at 9:59 AM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 10:59:52-04

HEWITT, TX — Hewitt police are asking drivers to avoid the area after an 18-wheeler caught fire on I-35 on Tuesday.

The Hewitt Fire Department is working an 18-wheeler fire on southbound I-35 just before the 325 mile marker, Moonlight/ Hewitt Dr. exit.

The fire is extinguished, but traffic is still backed up.

Police are asking drivers to avoid the area.