Bridge Catches Fire After Truck Accident Near Declo


By Brittany Cooper

Near Declo, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) A bridge catches on fire as the result of an accident on Interstate 84.

The incident happened at 11:30 Sunday morning on I-84 at milepost 216 on the Snake River Bridge.

Idaho State Police say the driver of a semi drove off the right shoulder and hit a guardrail. One of the fuel tanks on the tractor caught fire, which then ignited the side of the bridge.

The semi drove the length of the bridge before it stopped.

Both of the westbound lanes were blocked for about two and a half hours. The driver who was from out of state was wearing his seatbelt and didn't sustain any injuries.

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