UPDATED: Truck crash, fire closes Highway 62

Highway 62 is closed at mile 51.5, just south of Union Creek, Oregon Department of Transportation reported.

A semi transporting plywood crashed and caught fire. A second vehicle was also involved in the crash. The crash has sparked a wildfire, ODOT reported. The crash and fire were first reported at about 5:50 p.m., emergency dispatch records show.

ODOT officials said detour signs are being set out and motorists should use alternate routes. At 7:15 p.m. they reported the highway would be closed for two to four hours while fire crews worked.

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