UPDATE 4:59 p.m. - Scene has been cleared

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Northbound I-35 has been shut down due to a semi-truck catching on fire Sunday afternoon near the I-35 split in Hillsboro, according to officials.

The Hillsboro Department of Public Safety said traffic is being diverted to I-35 West toward Fort Worth.

Drivers should expect major delays.

TxDOT said the estimated time to clear is one to two hours.

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