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.
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.