(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - Traffic on Interstate 20 east of Van is shut down after crews battled an 18-wheeler fire.
According to the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office, a truck carrying cars caught fire at the 540 mile marker, about a mile east of Van.
Westbound lanes are at a complete standstill as emergency responders await a wrecker, according dispatch.
Ben Wheeler and Van Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the scene.
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.