Watch: Big rig catches fire, shuts down Highway 225

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 5, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 5 at 11:50 AM

HOUSTON – The eastbound lanes of Highway 225 were shut down early Wednesday after a big rig caught fire.

The fire was reported near Richey Road around 7:45 a.m., according to Houston TranStar.

As of 8:15 a.m. all eastbound lanes remained shut down, and traffic was backed up to Beltway 8.

No further information about the incident was immediately available. The crash has since been cleared out of the way.

Click here for a map of Houston traffic conditions.

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