NEWS; Semi Burned on 1-80 Carried Radioactive Soil in Tooele County

Gephardt Daily
Gephardt Daily Staff
July 13, 2018

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah, July 12, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A semi that caught fire Thursday morning on Interstate 80 was carrying contaminated soil from an EPA site in Pennsylvania.

The truck fire occurred on I-80 westbound, near Grantsville. The radioactive soil did not pose a threat to the public, according to Tooele County Emergency Management. The containers carrying the radioactive dirt were never breached by the fire, officials said.

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