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: Texas Secretary Of State's Office Announces Full Forensic Audit Of 2020 General Election in Four Texas Counties
The truck caught fire around 8:30 a.m. and two hours later was still burning on the offramp at FM 429.READ MORE: Juan Navarro, Jr. Sentenced To 35+ Years For Pornographic Images Of Six-Year-Olds
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: 'Reset Center' Replaces School Suspension At Dallas ISD School
The cause of the fire is under investigation.