Interstate 84 closed in eastern Oregon due to wildfire smoke

June 29, 2022 GMT

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Transportation officials said Tuesday evening that Interstate 84 is closed near the border of Oregon and Idaho because of wildfire smoke.

The Oregon Department of Transportation said the interstate was closed westbound in Ontario and eastbound in Baker City because of smoke from a wildfire.

Officials said fire crews were responding but it was unknown when the freeway would reopen.