Friday, August 24, 2018

Final Update: Fire Backing Up Southbound Interstate 15 Traffic in Pocatello Area

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 8/24/2018 at 5:51 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***** Update *****

The fire has been extinguished and all lanes of travel are open.


***** End Update *****

Police and fire personnel are currently on scene of a brush fire on the west side of Interstate 15, near milepost 64, just south of Pocatello. Traffic on the southbound side is backed up for several miles.

More information will be released as the situation changes.