Brush fire closes 2 lanes of I-205 S at exit 22

Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Multiple Portland Fire & Rescue crews extinguished a 1000 by 100 foot brush fire on an embarkment next to I-205 S at exit 22 and eastbound I-84 E, PF&R said.

The fire initially shut down I-205 S completely. During the fire, two lanes were kept closed at NE Killingsworth Street for the crews’ safety, the department said.

The fire did not spread past the concrete barrier atop the embarkment, according to PF&R.

Officials said no buildings were involved and there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, PF&R said.

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