Truck carrying flat-screen TVs burns on EB I-10 near 51st Avenue

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PHOENIX -- A truck with a trailer full of televisions caught fire on eastbound Interstate 10 near 51st Avenue Wednesday morning.

Semi caught fire

It happened just before 5 a.m.

Bruce Haffner reported from NewsChopper 3 that the truck was full of Visio flat-screen TVs.

The truck is off to the right. The Department of public safety said two lanes were closed.

In addition to the blocked lanes, the situation is also causing a distraction for drivers.

Video from NewsChopper 3 and from ADOT cams showed a large backup.

No injuries were reported.