Westbound lanes reopen after tractor catches fire on I-80

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Photo from North Summit Fire District.

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A tractor hauling a semitrailer caught fire on I-80 Wednesday morning.

Utah Highway Patrol troopers said the tractor’s engine caught fire near a rest stop in Echo Canyon near milepost 169.

The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

Officers initially closed I-80 westbound lanes while they assessed the damage. The westbound lanes have since reopened as of 8:30 a.m.

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