Big rig fire shuts down portion of Tyler loop - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Big rig fire shuts down portion of Tyler loop

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
A stretch of southwest Loop 323 in Tyler is closed while emergency crews remove a burned tractor trailer from the roadway. Around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, emergency crews responded to a truck on fire at the Loop and Old Jacksonville Highway. The turn lane and one other lane of the Loop were still closed at 8:30 on Wednesday morning.
 
A malfunction with the brakes caused the fire, according to Tyler Police. No injuries were reported.

 Tyler Police recommend drivers use alternate routes around the area for their morning commute.

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