WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Crews with the Wichita Falls Fire Department are working to control a blaze after a semi-truck caught fire on Thursday afternoon on Central Freeway.

The call came in around 12:51 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022, that a semi-truck was on fire on Central Freeway North in Wichita Falls near the intersection of Iowa Park Road.

Video courtesy of April Chancellor

Traffic on Central Freeway is backed up due to the fire, and traffic control has all but one lane shut down. The Texas Department of Transportation traffic cameras show the extent of the backup.

Wichita Falls Police spokesman Sgt. Charlie Eipper said, no injuries were reported and the area could be closed for a few hours while the scene is cleaned up.

The tractor-trailer was northbound on I-44 and stopped on the bridge over Iowa Park Road. The Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to put the fire out.

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