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, Utah Highway Patrol
The charred remains of a semitrailer truck that caught fire on I-80 near Coalville on Friday, May 20, 2011.

COALVILLE — Westbound I-80 was shut down about 6 p.m. Friday for more than an hour after a semi caught fire.

The Utah Highway Patrol says the driver believes an electrical problem in the truck's dashboard started the fire. The driver pulled off the road and tried unsuccessfully to put the fire out, according to Trooper Steven Matthews.

There were no injuries.

Steve Fidel

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