Interstate 84 at Pendleton has reopened after a truck fire involving hazardous materials forced the closure of the westbound lanes for three hours.
The Oregon Department of Transportation issued an alert at 9:45 a.m. about the spill and a burning semi truck near Exit 207.
All lanes were reopened as of 12:40 p.m.
The highway had been closed to Baker City at Exit 302 because there was limited parking space in Pendleton and La Grande for all the trucks to pull off.
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The hazardous materials were reported to include a cleaning compound, food flavoring and cigarette lighters.
Pendleton fire officials issued a shelter-in-place notification within a half mile of the fire to make sure the smoke wasn’t toxic for people in the area.
Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.