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I-215 southbound traffic halted after box truck fire

Jun 19, 2024, 6:52 PM

Southbound traffic on I-215 being diverted northbound because of a box truck fire....

Southbound traffic on I-215 being diverted northbound because of a box truck fire. (UDOT)

(UDOT)

TAYLORSVILLE — Southbound traffic on Interstate 215 near 4700 South is being diverted because of a box truck that caught fire Wednesday afternoon.

Stg. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol told KSL that all lanes of traffic were closed due to possible hazardous materials inside the truck.

Roden said that hazmat crews are cleaning up hazardous fluids that spilled across the freeway.

He said clean up could take about two hours but did not say if some lanes would be reopened during clean up.

UHP reported about 30 minutes of backup traffic as troopers diverted drivers.


This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information is provided.

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I-215 southbound traffic halted after box truck fire