ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (Dec. 17, 2019) — A semi-trailer caught on fire at mile marker 119 of Interstate 80 this morning, causing traffic delays.
The trailer was hauling gallon containers of paint. According to Sweetwater County Fire District #1, the fire was caused by a mechanical failure in the rear axels of the vehicle.
SCFD #1 responded to the scene with two fire trucks and eight firefighters.
Westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near milepost 119 are currently closed as responders attempt to clean up the scene.
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