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I-90 eastbound near Frenchtown reopens after semi-truck fire

Frenchtown Semi Fire Map
Posted at 9:33 AM, Dec 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-03 17:05:47-05

UPDATE: 3:03 p.m. - Dec. 3, 2022

MISSOULA - Interstate 90 eastbound has been reopened following a Saturday morning semi-truck fire.

(first report: 9:33 a.m. - Dec. 3, 2022)

FRENCHTOWN - A vehicle fire has closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 east of Frenchtown.

The road is blocked near mile marker 97 and a witness tells MTN News a semi-truck is on fire and traffic delays stretch back for several miles.

Frenchtown Semi Fire Map

A motorist who is near the scene says it appears one semi-truck is fully engulfed in flames in the median, with a second semi-truck cab completely torn off the body of the trailer.

Traffic is being taken on I-90 in Frenchtown. Motorists are encouraged to find an alternate route.