Crews clear big rig fire that blocked southbound East Loop

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Monday, October 11, 2021
Big rig fire blocks southbound E. Loop just south of I-10
A large truck on fire blocked the southbound East 610 Loop at Market Street, just south of the East Freeway, on Monday morning.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Crews have cleared what remained of a big rig after a fire on the southbound East Loop on Monday.

The truck and another vehicle were involved in an incident on I-610 near Market Street. It was first verified by Houston TranStar at 8:43 a.m.

It initially blocked the right shoulder, right lane and two center lanes.

The cleanup seemingly took all day, with TxDOT, at one point, indicating a reopening by 5 p.m.

There were no reports of injuries.

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