SLIDESHOW: Semi-Truck Catches Fire On I-90 - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

SLIDESHOW: Semi-Truck Catches Fire On I-90

Posted: Updated:
PHOTO: KHQ PHOTO: KHQ

SPOKANE, Wash. - A semi-truck carrying hundreds of gallons of diesel caught fire on I-90 in the heart of downtown Spokane Saturday morning. 

Washington State Patrol Troopers say it happened just after 6:00am in the eastbound lanes of I-90 in between the Maple and Division Street exits. 

Firefighters were quickly on scene and extinguished the flames in the cab of the truck before they were able to spread to the tank carrying 240 gallons of diesel. 

No injuries were reported and the cause is unknown. 

Motorists can expect delays in the area as the right lane will be blocked for a while as crews clear the truck off the interstate. 

  • PHOTOS: Fourth of July fireworks in Riverfront Park

    PHOTOS: Fourth of July fireworks in Riverfront Park

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-07-08 15:47:12 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Did you miss the fireworks in Riverfront Park Friday night? Were you there but just want to relive them?More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Did you miss the fireworks in Riverfront Park Friday night? Were you there but just want to relive them? Either way, we've got you covered! KHQ's Reed Schmitt had a spectacular view of the show and decided to share a couple of photos with us, so enjoy!More >>
  • PHOTOS: Washington National Guard Unveils New Helicopters

    PHOTOS: Washington National Guard Unveils New Helicopters

    Friday, June 13 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-06-13 22:44:23 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Washington National Guard unveiled new helicopters on Friday that they say will help guardsman respond to state disasters. More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Washington National Guard unveiled new helicopters on Friday that they say will help guardsman respond to state disasters. The new UH-72A Lakotas are light utility helicopters that will join the Guard's UH-47 Chinooks and UH-60 Black Hawks, which were most recently used during the devastating mudslide in Oso, Washington.More >>
  • PHOTOS: Zombies In Downtown Spokane!

    PHOTOS: Zombies In Downtown Spokane!

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-06-11 14:45:30 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - In case you missed the first week of production for "Z Nation" in downtown Spokane, we wanted to share the photos we captured of the Zombies we could see lingering around, outside the KHQ station. Filming for the SyFy network's 'Z Nation' is underway! We sent our photographer Reed Schmitt over to the set to get up close and personal.
    More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - In case you missed the first week of production for "Z Nation" in downtown Spokane, we wanted to share the photos we captured of the Zombies we could see lingering around, outside the KHQ station. Filming for the SyFy network's 'Z Nation' is underway! We sent our photographer Reed Schmitt over to the set to get up close and personal.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KHQ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.