May 11, 2013 in City

Semitruck fire along I-90 extinguished

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A semitruck carrying 240 gallons of diesel caught on fire along Interstate 90 this morning.

The truck blocked traffic near the Lincoln Street exit at 6 a.m. while Spokane Fire Department crews quickly extinguished the flames, according to a Washington State Patrol news release. The tanks holding the diesel did not ignite or leak.

The roadway cleared at about 8 a.m.

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