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Semi catches fire after crash involving snow plow near Great Falls

Posted at 5:14 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-26 08:58:21-05

Emergency crews are responding to the scene of a crash and fire just east of Great Falls.

According to the Montana Department of Transportation, a snow plow was rear-ended near mile marker 87, or at the Stockett/Highwood turnoff, on Highway 89 around 2:45 p.m.

The crash caused a semi with hay to start on fire. MDT has reported the road is closed. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.