Semi Fire Reported On I-70 Near Same Area As Wednesday's Fire, Crash


A semi-truck fire was reported on Interstate 70 Thursday morning near West Jefferson along the Madison/Franklin county line around 9:30 a.m.

I-70 eastbound was blocked near mile marker 85.

The fire was in the same area as another semi fire on Wednesday. Two people were killed in a crash on Wednesday when a semi-truck hit multiple vehicles that were backed up due the I-70 fire.

Emergency crews said no injuries had been reported from the Thursday fire.

It was not known how long I-70 would be closed in the area.

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