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October 24, 2014

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Truck fire shuts down I-15 near Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Interstate 15 North near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway was closed after a tractor-trailer caught fire, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

The fire, which was reported at 1:06 p.m., did not involved any other vehicles, and nobody was hurt, Trooper Jeremie Elliott said.

The Highway Patrol reported shortly before 2 p.m. that the far left lane was open but warned drivers to exercise caution and expect delays.

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