As of 12:30 p.m., two lanes reopened to traffic. Before that, drivers were diverted off the freeway.
You can use US-90 or SH-99 as alternate routes.
It's not clear what caused the fire or if there were injuries.
Views from SkyEye show the cab on its side.
Truck fire on the Southwest Fwy at SH-6 blocking several inbound lanes. Use US-90 or SH-99 as a possible alternate route @abc13houston #ABC13 #kattraffic https://t.co/fhcEunRK9S pic.twitter.com/0ooEfHfokT— Katherine Whaley (@KatherineABC13) September 14, 2020
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