CRESWELL, Ore.-- Four small fires broke out along Interstate 5 between Creswell and Cottage Grove Thursday afternoon.
Crews were called around 2:30 p.m.
At one point, both lanes of travel were backed up a couple of miles.
Crews said sparks coming from a U-Haul started the fires.
At this time, it’s not clear how much was burned, but all the fires are out now.
As firefighters were working the flames, others rushed to a nearby wreck that sent two people to the hospital.
The two-vehicle crash happened in the northbound lane at about 3:15 p.m., causing traffic to back up even further.
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