Thursday, July 11, 2019

Update: Vehicle Fire No Longer Blocking Traffic Near Blackfoot

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 7/11/2019 - 1:05 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

The left lane, southbound, is no longer blocked at milepost 98. The right lane will remain blocked while crews work to clear the scene. Shelley, Firth, and Blackfoot Fire departments responded to put out the fire. ISP was assisted by Bingham County Deputies for traffic control.

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Idaho State Police are on scene of a vehicle fire, southbound on Interstate 15 near milepost 95, in Blackfoot. At this time, southbound traffic is being diverted off exit 98. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.