Crews clear big rig fire that blocked southbound East Loop

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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