Trailer fire causes three hour closure of I-80 near Greenwood
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A trailer fire on Interstate 80 near Greenwood caused over three hours of delays, the Nebraska State Patrol says.
Troopers responded to the trailer fire Monday morning near mile marker 422, northeast of Greenwood.
The fire closed the I-80 westbound lane for over three hours, the patrol says.
The cause of the fire is currently unknown.
Last night Ashland Fire crews assisted Greenwood Fire & Murdock Fire with a semi trailer fire on #Interstate80.
Thank you to @NEStatePatrol for helping coordinate the interstate shut down so crews had a safe work area & for directing traffic.#AshlandNebraska@amazon pic.twitter.com/uta1rGfk3b
— Ashland Fire & Rescue (@AshlandFireDept) May 16, 2022
This situation led to 3+ hour closure of westbound I-80 near Greenwood. https://t.co/upKUwACIvO
— Nebraska State Patrol (@NEStatePatrol) May 16, 2022