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Moving truck catches fire following I-15 accident

May 28, 2022, 12:13 PM
Image of a burned down trailer with blackened car parts...
A semi rolled over and caught fire due to a crash on I15 southbound (Photo courtesy of Brigham City Fire)
(Photo courtesy of Brigham City Fire)

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – Officers responded to reports of an accident at around 10 p.m. on Friday night. The accident was on I-15 at milepost 365 and closed all southbound lanes for multiple hours. 

The accident involved a semi trailer hauling two different families belongings and a single passenger vehicle. The semi was struck by another vehicle which caused it to flip and catch fire.

The contents of the trailer combined with the oil and gas spilled from the crash strengthened the flames. Brigham Fire, Corinne Fire, and Willard Fire coordinated efforts to put out the fire.

One person involved in the crash was transported by ambulance to Brigham Community Hospital.

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