NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – While traveling through North Texas the driver of an 18-wheeler ditched the trailer of the truck, which was loaded with chemicals, after if caught fire.
Because of the smoke and flames officials shutdown part of eastbound Interstate-20, just east of Terrell.READ MORE: Anna Police Investigating Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old Man
The truck caught fire around 8:30 a.m. and two hours later was still burning on the offramp at FM 429.READ MORE: Texas Joins Oklahoma's Effort To Overturn McGirt
Officials are letting the truck burn itself out because of the hazardous materials onboard.
No one was hurt in the fire and there were no evacuations.MORE NEWS: 2 Killed, 5 Injured After Drag Racer Slams Into Spectators An Texas Airport
The cause of the fire is under investigation.