Vehicle fire

A tractor trailer fire near mile marker 7 of Interstate 90 closed the eastbound lanes Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

SHERIDAN — A tractor trailer fire temporarily closed both eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 northwest of Ranchester on Tuesday afternoon. 

Crews were dispatched to the fire at approximately 3 p.m. One lane of the interstate was reopened by 4:20 p.m., and fire crews remained on scene until 8:20 p.m. Wrecker crews remained on site into the night to continue cleaning up the wreckage. 

The fire occurred near mile marker 7 on Interstate 90, and personnel from Wyoming Highway Patrol, Dayton and Ranchester volunteer fire departments as well as Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to the scene.

According first responders, the occupants of the tractor trailer were able to exit the vehicle without injury.

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