CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Truck, RV go up in flames along I-15 near Downey


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Video courtesy Jason Averill

DOWNEY — A truck and RV trailer went up in flames on I-15 near the Downey/Preston exit 31 Saturday afternoon.

Witnesses say the truck was pulling a trailer in the northbound lanes when the fire started. Video sent by Jason Averill to shows the entire truck on fire and at least half of the RV was burned.

Courtesy Jennifer Harris Collins

Courtesy Jennifer Harris Collins

Courtesy Jennifer Harris Collins

Traffic was at a standstill for 10-15 minutes when the fire broke out around 4:30 p.m., according to drivers.

Idaho State Police and other law enforcement and fire agencies responded to the scene. It appears nobody was seriously injured, according to witnesses, but is waiting on an official statement from law enforcement.

Traffic in the area was moving at a regular pace by 6 p.m.

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