I-35 near Howard Lane shut down due to 18-wheeler fire in north Austin

(Austin Fire Department)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — I-35 southbound near Howard Lane is shut down after an 18-wheeler caught fire on Friday night.

The Austin Fire Department responded to 12900 Howard Lane around 7:15 p.m.

AFD tweeted that the fire was out shortly after and crews remain on scene tackling the fire.


Drivers are advised to avoid the area and expect delays.

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