Truck carrying frozen chicken catches fire on I-20

A truck carrying frozen chicken caught fire late Wednesday night in Mesquite.

The driver pulled over on Interstate 20 near Lawson Street and sprayed a fire extinguisher on the engine. But he couldn’t stop a fire from spreading.

The truck was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

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Parts of I-20 were shut down for several hours while crews worked to clean up the incident.

No one was hurt.