Semitractor-trailers cause brushfire off I-5 causing backups
Sep 22, 2022, 8:42 AM | Updated: 9:14 am
People are noticing a fire off Kent-Des Moines road that is also causing traffic tie-ups on Interstate 5 Thursday morning.
Puget Sound Regional Fire officials say that a semitractor-trailer caught fire early this morning, which spread to a second semi, before igniting some nearby brush.
E373, E367, E345, B345 on scene of two trucks on fire, fire is extinguished and being investigated by a PSF investigator. pic.twitter.com/KZFjLX28uf
— Puget Sound Fire (@PugetSoundFire) September 22, 2022
The smoke from the fire can be seen from I-5, which has caused delays affecting commuters Thursday morning.
Firefighters are already on the scene, and the fire has been contained.
The cause of the fire is unknown, and is being investigated by Puget Sound Fire.
This is a developing story, check back for updates