Big rig fire shuts down portion of Tyler loop
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 a.m.
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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