Truck fire partially closes I-84 near Pendleton


PENDLETON -- A fire which destroyed a semi-truck partially closed Interstate 84 near Pendleton Wednesday evening.

The truck, traveling east was about 10 miles from Pendleton when the driver, Danny Rasco, 49, Idaho Falls, told police the vehicle lost power about 6:42 p.m. and caught fire.

Rasco was able to escape the burning truck without injury. The eastbound lanes of the freeway were closed for about three hours due to the fire.


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