WB I-80 closed in Tooele Co. after semi fire

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TOOELE COUNTY – Westbound Interstate 80 was closed in Tooele County after a truck caught fire on Friday afternoon.

The westbound lanes were shut down near milepost 27 when a semi truck caught fire at around 2:15 p.m.

One westbound lane has been reopened and the second is expected to reopen by Saturday.

Police aren’t sure why the semi caught fire.