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Troopers with the Department of Public Safety were diverting northbound traffic, at Italy, onto SH 34 and SH 77 around noon today after a tractor-trailer caught fire.DPS officials said the tractor-trailer fire occurred on I-35E near Mile Marker 391 in Forreston and was causing major traffic delays. After working the scene troopers have opened the southbound shoulder to motorists where traffic is getting by, The commercial motor vehicle was loaded with 40,000 pounds of avocados and will have to be off-loaded before truck can be moved. DPS officials said northbound traffic will be impacted for some time and a time frame for roadway opening is currently unknown. Agencies that responded included the Forreston, and Italy and fire departments as well as Ellis County ESD #6. Fire personnel said the fire was affecting both northbound and southbound and was fully involved.

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