Tractor-trailer fire closes westbound I-10

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UPDATE 1:02 p.m.

The westbound lanes at I-10 are now open. The on-ramp for Jackrabbit is still closed.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

The following is a press release from the Arizona Department of Public Safety:

PHOENIX -- Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers are on the scene of a Tractor Trailer Fire westbound I-10 at milepost 119 or Jackrabbit. Westbound traffic is being diverted off at Jackrabbit. Traffic will travel south on Jackrabbit to Yuma. Traffic will then travel west on Yuma to Miller Road. At Miller traffic will travel north back to I-10. Traffic is backed up in the area due to the closure ADOT is on scene assisting with the closure and traffic control.

It is not known how long the roadway will be closed. This fire occurred at about 10:48 a.m.