Semi-Trailer Starts Bridge Fire

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0  Updated at 11:51 am, March 11th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(BURLEY, ID) – A semitrailer crash along I-84 east of Burley set a bridge on fire Sunday morning. Officials say 49-year-old Manuel Maynez of El Paso, Texas drove off the right shoulder and hit a guardrail, igniting one of his fuel tanks. The spilled fuel caught the bridge on fire, blocking westbound traffic for about three hours. Police say Maynez was wearing a seat belt and was uninjured.



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