Truck Fire in East Idaho Slows Traffic
INKOM, Idaho (KLIX)-A semi-truck caught fire on Interstate 15 south of Pocatello Tuesday morning slowing traffic as emergency crews worked to put out the fire. According to Idaho State Police, at around 8:28 a.m. someone reported a semi-truck headed south on I-15 with flames behind the cab. When ISP arrived the driver had disconnected the trailer and pulled away from it. Pocatello Valley Fire Department crews arrived quickly and put out the flames however, there was significant damage to the truck. The driver, from Alberta, Canada was not injured. One lane was shut down and slowed traffic for about two-hours while crews cleared the scene.