Flames scorch scene of 'major' vehicle incident on Texas highway | Video

North Richland Hills police said parts of roadway closed for hours due to I-820 fire
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas -- A large fire was reported on Texas's Interstate 820 near Dallas-Fort Worth on Wednesday morning, local officials said.

North Richland Hills police initially said a "major accident" on the westbound side of I-820 had closed all lanes on both sides just after 7:30 a.m. They later reopened east and westbound lanes.



Police said updates would be provided, but some lanes were still affected just after 11:20 a.m.

Tracy Gaskins filmed the flaming wreckage from her car window as she passed the scene on Wednesday morning.

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An enormous fireball and huge plumes of smoke could be seen in various videos posted of the incident on social media.