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18-wheeler catches fire on Katy Freeway

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Traffic on the Katy Freeway is backed up after an 18-wheeler caught fire Saturday morning.

According to Harris County officials, the fire broke out around 11:15 a.m.

As of 12:15 p.m. three lanes of the highway were shut down.

Traffic in the area is moving slowly.

County officials say no one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is unknown.