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Highway 2 Blocked After Truck Catches Fire

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A truck caught fire on Highway 2 Monday evening in Airway Heights A truck caught fire on Highway 2 Monday evening in Airway Heights
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. -

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The westbound lanes of Highway 2 were blocked Monday evening after a truck pulling a spotlight caught fire. 

Officials on scene told our reporters that the call originally came in as a reckless driver after many people noticed the truck was smoking. The driver pulled over and that's when the front of the pickup became engulfed in flames. The driver was able to safely make it out of the truck and no injuries were reported. 

Firefighters were able to put out the flames, but the truck is a total loss. 

The highway was blocked for about an hour while crews cleaned up the scene. 

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