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UPDATE: big rig trailer fire has been extinguished

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - An 18-wheeler trailer caught on fire causing a back up on the interstate this morning.

According to Smith County Sheriff's Department, the flat bed trailer of a semi truck caught fire just after 7:00 am on I-20 eastbound at mile marker 578, near Joy-Wright Mountain Road.

Winona Fire Department has extinguished the fire and DPS officials tell us both lane are open again.

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