News short: RV fully engulfed in flames causing delays on northbound I-15

RV fire on Interstate 15, mile marker 34, near Snowfield, Utah, Sept. 11, 2014 | Photo by T.S. Romney St. George News

SNOWFIELD – Northbound traffic has been slowed and diverted to the shoulder of Interstate 15, just north of the Snowfield exit at about mile marker 34, after a motorhome that was traveling northbound caught fire.

Utah Highway Patrol, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies and Leeds Fire and Rescue are on scene battling the blaze as of 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Propane tanks and other debris have been exploding from the fire-engulfed wreckage of the vehicle.

At the time of this publication the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

This report is based on preliminary information and may not contain the full scope of findings. More information will be released as soon as it is available from emergency responders.

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