ORISKA, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Fire fighters from Tower City and Valley City responded to hay bales burning on a semi trailer in the eastbound lane of I-94 southeast of Oriska on Thursday, May 9th.

Tower City Fire Chief Darren Halland said the cause of the fire is under investigation. The driver of the semi was able to detach the tractor from the trailer before fire crews arrived on the scene. He said no injuries were reported.

Halland said the hay bales were eventually pushed off the trailer and burned in the south ditch of I-94 as fire crews watched for hot spots and contained the burning hay bales.

Hay Bale Fire