Semi truck fire prompts I-40 closure


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Westbound Interstate 40 is closed near Grants due to a semi truck fire in the area.

The closure is from mile marker 85 through 79 from Grants to Milan. According to NM Roads the truck is on fire at exit 81 on I-40.

All traffic is being diverted to NM 122.

New Mexico State Police said that no one was injured during the incident. NMSP said the semi truck was completely burned however the trailer was not damaged.

Stay with KRQE News 13 for more updates.

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