SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE: The overpass is back open.
Photo courtesy KOLO viewer Cheryl Sam
The driver of a big rig cab destroyed by fire in Sparks got out safely and is not hurt.
The fire, apparently the result of a ruptured fuel line, according to investigators, was reported shortly after 4PM November 20, 2018 in a southbound lane of the Vista/Greg overpass at I-80.
The Nevada Department of Transportation says the overpass is closed until further notice. Sparks Police say southbound Vista before the 80 westbound on- and offramp is closed, and northbound Vista is shut down before Kleppe.
The trailer, carrying paper, is not badly damaged, as the fire was extinguished before it got that far.