Sunday, June 30, 2013

Grass Fire Affecting WB Interstate 84 Traffic on West Side of The Dalles (Photos)

GRASS FIRE AFFECTING WB INTERSTATE 84 TRAFFIC ON WEST SIDE OF THE DALLES (PHOTOS)


News Release from Oregon State Police
Posted on FlashAlert: June 30th, 2013 11:57 AM
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Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue is on scene working a grass fire that reportedly started after a tire came off a pickup traveling westbound on Interstate 84 west side of The Dalles. The westbound lanes of Interstate 84 may be tempor arily impacted with firefighters at the scene. Traffic updates are available at www.TripCheck.com.

On June 30, 2013, at approximately 11:15 a.m., an Oregon State Police (OSP) officer saw the tire come off a pickup and go into the grass bordering the freeway starting the fire. Questions about the firefighting efforts should be directed to Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue.

Photographs - Oregon State Police

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