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Field fire briefly closes Interstate 5 near Beltline Highway

Fire is in field west of the highway.

Posted: Aug. 10, 2018 2:11 PM
Updated: Aug. 12, 2018 8:24 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Firefighters are battling a field fire near Interstate 5 in north Eugene.

The fire is west of the highway by N. Game Farm Road and temporarily closed southbound traffic.

Oregon State Police say drivers were encouraged to expect lengthy delays and avoid the area, but the closure lasted less than thirty minutes.

There is no word on what caused the fire.

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