WB lanes of I-10 reopen - Tucson News Now

WB lanes of I-10 reopen

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Interstate-10 just west of Benson has reopened as crews have been busy cleaning up a semi truck fire.

The closure was reported at milepost 294, which is about 25 miles east of Tucson.

Department of Public Safety officials say the received a call about a semi truck fire near mile marker 302. The semi truck driver told authorities that a fire broke out in the brake portion of the truck that also spread to the carpet load the truck was carrying.

Westbound I-10 drivers have been detoured to state route 90 as crews worked to clean up the scene.

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