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18-wheeler catches fire on Interstate 20

(Source: KWES) (Source: KWES)
PENWELL, TX (KWES) -

It was quite the sight Friday afternoon on Interstate 20 after a fiery blaze on the road.

Eastbound traffic was backed up for hours on I-20 east of Penwell and all traffic was diverted to the service road.

The blaze even caught some of the grass on the Interstate to light up but that was quickly extinguished.

There's no word on the condition of the driver. 

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