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Westbound I-10 reopened near Benson after semi fire

Posted at 10:57 AM, Oct 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-22 19:58:08-04

Westbound Interstate 10 has reopened after a closure Sunday morning near Benson due to a semi carrier fire near milepost 306.

According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the vehicle caught fire just after 8 a.m. this morning.

Officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the semi carrier was loaded with vehicles.

A brush fire started as a result of the car fire, according to DPS.

This area of I-10 was closed until just after 11 a.m.

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