Truck hauling wine catches fire, shuts down I-35W in north Fort Worth
08/28/2014 8:11 AM
08/28/2014 8:12 AM
Part of Interstate 35W in north Fort Worth was shut down Thursday morning after an 18-wheeler hauling bottled wine caught fire, authorities said.
Northbound lanes of the highway near Basswood Boulevard were closed for more than three hours after the truck caught fire shortly before 5:30 a.m. Thursday.
Fire officials reported one injured, but that person was not transported to a hospital.
The truck was hauling about 1,200 cases of wine or 4,100 pounds. Cause of the fire had not been released by authorities.
Officials reopened the northbound lanes just after 8:30 a.m.
Join the Discussion
Fort Worth Star-Telegram is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.