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Truck Fire Ties Up Interstate

Posted on: 2:06 pm, July 29, 2013, by , updated on: 02:51pm, July 29, 2013

Photo courtesy: 12 County (PA) Fire Wire

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.

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