LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – A semi tractor-trailer fire closed southbound lanes for a short time this afternoon on Interstate 15 south of St. Rose Parkway.
Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson said dispatch received a call just after 2:10 p.m. The driver escaped without injury. It is not known what the contents of the vehicle were.
One lane was reopened to traffic just after 2:30 p.m.
Traffic is being diverted onto St. Rose Parkway, and drivers are asked to stay away from the area. Check back for updates.