Fire shuts down interstate near Dallas

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - A fuel tanker truck wrecked and caught fire near Dallas, igniting an early-morning blaze that shut down Interstate 30 in both directions.

The fire was mostly out a little over an hour after the accident, but rush-hour traffic was backed up in both directions.

There was no immediate word on whether the truck driver was injured.

A dispatcher with the Mesquite Fire Department said no details were available regarding how it started.


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