Structure fire closes Hwy 126 east of Florence

FLORENCE, Ore. -- A structure fire partially blocked traffic on Highway 126 W Saturday night, state police said.

Oregon State Police officials report that the fire was burning alongside the roadway near milepost 15 east of Florence. Fire and emergency responders worked to put out the fire.

The Oregon Department of Transportation is reporting the hazard as a vehicle fire, they say drivers experienced delays as long as 20 minutes in the area.