Semi-truck bursts into flames on I-5 in Federal Way

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 9:12 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 5 at 9:25 AM

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – A semi-truck caught fire on Interstate 5 in Federal Way Thursday morning.

It happened next to the southbound on-ramp at S. 272nd Street just after 9 a.m.

Video from Washington state Department of Transportation cameras showed the flames slowly engulf the truck, followed by an explosion.

Firefighters were there moments later to put the flames out.

Traffic was stopped behind the fire scene for a few minutes.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or what led to the fire.
 

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