Semi Fire Slows Everett’s Morning Commute

February 12, 2016

Everett, Everett Fire

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semi fire Traffic on southbound Interstate 5 in Everett, WA was backed up for miles following a semi fire at the weigh station next to I-5 just south of the Everett Mall.

The fire was reported about 6:45 AM.

There were no injuries but the semi truck was fully involved when the first Everett fire crew arrived.

3 lanes were shut down on southbound I-5 while the fire was being brought under control but Everett Firefighters made quick work of the fire and additional lanes reopened after a short time.

The damage to the commute was already done however as traffic was at a crawl from the Hewitt Ave. Trestle south to the fire scene.

No word yet on the cause. Here are a couple of photos as crews finished putting out hot spots.


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