18-wheeler fire closes eastbound lanes of Highway 225

By Nakia Cooper - Senior Web Editor
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Photo courtesy:  Houston Transtar

HOUSTON - The eastbound lanes of Highway 225 were closed after an 18-wheeler caught fire Monday morning.

The truck fire, which is between Center and Tidal Street, happened shortly before 10 a.m., according to Houston Transtar.

The fire was tapped out quickly and the road was not expected to be blocked for a lengthy amount of time.

There was no word on what the truck was carrying.

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