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Box truck, grass fire backs up traffic on MoPac

No injuries were reported.
Credit: Austin Fire

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Fire Department (AFD) responded to a fire along south MoPac Expressway on Tuesday afternoon.

Officials responded to the scene in the 2100 block of South MoPac to a fully-involved box truck with grass fire that extended into the median. 

Traffic was detoured to the frontage road at the Loop 360 exit until smoke cleared and Loop 1 was closed, according to TxDOT.

The fire was reported under control shortly after 2:15 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

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