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Burning RV causes lane closure on I-15 near Beaver

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Posted at 11:05 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 01:06:23-05

BEAVER, Utah — A recreational motor home caught fire on Interstate 15 near Beaver Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened near mile marker 122, just north of Beaver.It slowed southbound traffic on I-15 for a couple of hours.

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. David Bairett told St. George News the fire is believed to have started in the vehicle’s rear axle area.

The RV’s driver was able to pull over to the side of the roadway shortly after noticing the problem, and all occupants were able to exit safely.

Click here to read the full report from St. George News, a content-sharing partner with FOX 13.

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Scene of a motor home fire on I-15 near mile marker 122 north of Beaver, Utah, Feb. 23, 2021.