Building fire causing traffic delays along Eastex Freeway


The fire broke out at a vacant motel after 8am along the Eastex Freeway at Laura Koppe.

All northbound lanes of the frontage road are blocked due to fire emergency vehicles. There is no word on any injuries or how the fire broke out.

It's unclear how long the feeder road will be blocked.

This vacant motel burned on December 30, 2013 and is being investigated by arson investigators.

We are gathering more information and will update you on Eyewitness News, and on our mobile news apps as additional details become available.

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