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ALL CLEAR: Southbound I-5 in Kent blocked by incident

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on April 5, 2012 at 9:20 am with 1 Comment »
April 5, 2012 11:25 am
The cab of a semi-trailer truck is engulfed on fire on Interstate 5 near the overpass of 272nd Street exit on Thursday, April 5, 2012. The traffic going southbound was blocked during the fire. ( Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer)

UPDATED at 11:24 a.m.

All lanes of southbound Interstate 5 in Kent have reopened after they were blocked earlier because of a truck fire, the state DOT reports.

The on-ramp from South 272nd Street also was blocked. Firefighters responded to the scene and doused the flames.

The incident backed up traffic for more than a mile.

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  1. Darn Bio-Diesel. LOL

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