AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police said an 18-wheeler fire shut down the westbound service road of Highway 290 near State Highway 130 Friday morning.
That’s just west of Manor.
The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m. in the westbound service road at Parmer Lane. All westbound service lanes are blocked as well as a turn-around lane at Parmer.
According to a 5:11 a.m. tweet from Austin Fire, a brake fire extended into the trailer which was hauling canned beverages. APD said the tractor trailer was carrying beer.
This is a developing story; stick with KXAN for updates.