I-45 SB shut down at Highway 242 for hours due to truck fire

June 11, 2012 7:06:04 AM PDT
A big rig up caught fire in Conroe and shut down the North Freeway at State Highway 242 for several hours.

All southbound lanes of I-45 at Highway 242 were closed at one point due the truck fire. It took crews a couple of hours to remove the accident.

Smoke from this morning's fire was visible for miles. It's not yet clear what sparked the fire. There was no word of any injuries.

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