Friday, August 24, 2012

**Update** - Vehicle fire on I84 near Declo exit partially blocks traffic.

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 8/24/12 10:30 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

**** UPDATE****

As of 10:00 p.m., the fire had been extinguished and both westbound lanes of Interstate 84 have been reopened.


At this time, Idaho State Police and the Declo Fire Department are on scene of a semi-truck fire westbound Interstate 84 at milepost 217.5, approximate 1.5 miles east of the Rupert/Declo exit 216. There are no reported injuries. The right lane of westbound travel is currently blocked and will remain blocked until the fire can be extinguished, estimated to be 3 to 4 more hours. Traffic can still get through the area in the left lane.

Updated information will be released when it becomes available.