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Pickup truck fire slows traffic on I-15 south of Pocatello


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POCATELLO — A pickup truck pulling a trailer caught fire in the southbound lane of Interstate 15 Friday evening.

Idaho State Police dispatch reports the incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. near Exit 47 to McCammon.

It’s unclear what caused the blaze, but Idaho State Police and emergency responders from Pocatello were at the scene as of 6 p.m.

No information was available about the vehicle’s occupants or their injuries.

The Idaho Transportation Department is reporting the road is partially blocked in the southbound lane. Officials say traffic is moving through the area slowly. has requested more details and will post them when they become available.