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Early Morning Truck Fire Shuts Down I-45 Near Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Part of I-45 was closed early Tuesday morning after a truck hauling a trailer caught on fire.

According to eye witness reports, a 'dually' pick-up truck hauling a 40-foot trailer loaded with fiberglass was engulfed in flames around 6:30am.

Both directions of the interstate just south of Dallas were closed as fire crews snuffed out the flames.

There were no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is not known.

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