Truck fire shuts down I-80 at Walcott

Truck fire, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 on eastbound Interstate 80, just west of the Walcott exit. Video from Steven Marcoccia, a Tyson driver who stopped after the incident shutdown the interstate.
North Scott Press contributed video

A truck fire off the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 at Walcott shut down the interestate as firefighters and police from the region responded.

The fire shut down eastbound lanes, and backed up westbound traffic. A black smoke plume could be seen from Interstate 280.

Truck driver Steven Marcoccia was among dozens of drivers stuck at truckstops just east of the accident. His video shows flames and smoke billowing above cornfields.

Walcott, fire, Interstate 80