Hazardous materials fire on I-90 causing traffic problems

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UPDATED at 4:10:

Authorities say the eastbound lanes where the truck fire happened on I-90 are now open again.


WHITE LAKE, S.D. (KELO) — A hazardous materials truck fire on I-90 is causing traffic issues Monday afternoon.

Interstate 90 at mile marker 304

Authorities say I-90 eastbound is closed from Exit 296 White Lake to Exit 308.

The truck was traveling eastbound on I-90 in the passing lane when an inside tire on the passenger side blew out. The truck became fully engulfed in flames and was destroyed. The truck contained flammable gas canisters and non-flammable compressed gas canisters. 

No injuries were reported.

Traffic is currently being routed to Old Highway 16 until the scene is cleared.

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