Truck fire sparks freeway brushfires in Kirkland

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by DEBORAH FELDMAN / KING5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on August 20, 2010 at 6:33 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 20 at 6:53 AM

KIRKLAND, Wash. - Firefighters were called to a string of brush fires sparked by a pickup truck fire along Interstate 405 at the beginning of the morning commute Friday.

The fires burned along southbound I-405 between 116th Street and 85th in the Totem Lake area.

The pickup truck, which was pulling a trailer, was destroyed.

Police, fire and medical units blocked one lane as firefighters worked to put out the fires.

No injuries were reported.

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