Semi Truck Fire Ignites Grass Fire in Chiloquin Area

At about 8:00pm Chiloquin Fire responded to a report of a semi truck on fire Highway 97 Milepost 250 (22 Miles north of town). The vehicle was described as a semi truck hauling produce.

Fire arrived to find a fully engulfed semi truck. The fire from the truck ignited a grass fire on both sides of HWY 97. Traffic was disrupted as firefighters fought both the semi truck and grass fire.

As of 9:45pm ODOT is still reporting two southbound lanes restricted. Fire personnel are still on scene. We will post additional information as it becomes available.

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