Truck Fire Ties Up Interstate

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Photo courtesy: 12 County (PA) Fire Wire

LUZERNE COUNTY — Part of an interstate highway shut down by a fire is now open in Luzerne County.

According to PennDOT, Interstate 80 east was closed between the Mountain Top/Hazleton exit (262) and the White Haven/Freeland exit (273) because of a truck fire.

Crews were able to put out the fire and reopen the highway before 3 p.m.