Commercial truck catches fire, blocks traffic on I-5 at 200th St
Posted on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 at 7:24 pm
SEATAC, WA – A commercial box truck caught fire while traveling southbound on I-5 at S. 200th St. on Tuesday afternoon, State Patrol reports.
#TrafficAlert There is a truck on fire in lane one SB I-5 at S. 200th. Right lane is blocked and most likely one more after the fire department arrives.
— Trooper Rick Johnson (@wspd2pio) January 26, 2021
It is not clear what caused the fire, and the driver of the truck did not suffer any injuries. The incident blocked all lanes of south I-5 except for the HOV lane, according to WSP Trooper Rick Johnson.
Johnson reported that the truck was carrying water and was towed from the scene.
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