Semi truck fire closes parts of 281

Edinburg fire crews are working a semi truck fire that has closed down parts of the Highway 281.

In a statement sent from the City of Edinburg they said the truck was carrying used clothing Tuesday morning but did not mention what caused the fire.

We are told crews are on scene from the Linn/San Manuel Fire Department to contain the blaze.

Edinburg officials are advising traffic to find a different route if they plan of traveling through Southbound 281/I69c.