Semi-truck catches fire in Summit County early Sunday morning
Dec 18, 2022, 5:30 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:23 pm
(North Summit Fire Service District)
SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A semi-truck caught fire around 1:40 a.m. in Summit County Sunday morning.
Traveling along I-80, near mile point 175, a semi-truck caught fire due to unknown reasons.
Utah Highway Patrol says the fire in Summit County temporarily closed both lanes of eastbound traffic for approximately three hours.
North Summit firefighters responded to the scene. Due to limited crew, the fire department had to call responders from Uinta County Fire in Wyoming.
The Two departments spent most of the night fighting the blaze in sub-zero temperatures, according to the North Summit Fire Service District.
See photos of the scene below.
Photos provided by North Summit Fire Service District.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
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