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.

You can be notified about incidents like these via our app Instant notification service