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US 60 closed in West Valley because of cement truck fire

Oct 18, 2021, 12:21 PM | Updated: 12:46 pm
(Twitter Photo/@ArizonaDOT)...
(Twitter Photo/@ArizonaDOT)
(Twitter Photo/@ArizonaDOT)

PHOENIX – U.S. 60 in the West Valley was closed temporarily Monday during the noon hour because of a cement truck fire, authorities said.

The eastbound lanes of the highway were closed near 163rd Avenue, northwest of Loop 303.

The road had reopened by around 12:40 p.m., the Arizona Department of Transportation said.

A photo on the ADOT Twitter feed showed the truck spewing black smoke.

No other information was immediately available.

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US 60 closed in West Valley because of cement truck fire