Big rig fire shuts down I-15 southbound outside Vegas - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Big rig fire shuts down I-15 southbound outside Vegas

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A big-rig fire blocked lanes of I-15 near Moapa, NV, on May 26, 2017. (FOX5 viewer submission) A big-rig fire blocked lanes of I-15 near Moapa, NV, on May 26, 2017. (FOX5 viewer submission)
MOAPA, NV (FOX5) -

A semi-truck fire forced a shutdown of Interstate 15 outside of the Las Vegas Valley on Friday morning.

Nevada Highway Patrol reported the incident at 6:14 a.m. on southbound I-15 at Mile Marker 74, which is near Moapa.

NHP noted the trailer and the cab separated in the single-vehicle incident, but it was not known whether it was before or after the fire.

The trailer was blocking all lanes of southbound I-15 as a result. There were no injuries.

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