Semitractor-trailers cause brushfire off I-5 causing backups

People are noticing a fire off Kent-Des Moines road that is also causing traffic tie-ups on Interstate 5 Thursday morning.

Puget Sound Regional Fire officials say that a semitractor-trailer caught fire early this morning, which spread to a second semi, before igniting some nearby brush.

E373, E367, E345, B345 on scene of two trucks on fire, fire is extinguished and being investigated by a PSF investigator.

— Puget Sound Fire (@PugetSoundFire) September 22, 2022

The smoke from the fire can be seen from I-5, which has caused delays affecting commuters Thursday morning.

Firefighters are already on the scene, and the fire has been contained.

The cause of

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