Muskogee Turnpike reopened after semi sparks large grass fire

MUSKOGEE COUNTY, Okla. - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has reopened a portion of the Muskogee Turnpike closed Wednesday afternoon after a semi caught fire, sparking a nearby grass fire.

The eastbound lanes of the Muskogee Turnpike were closed at mile marker 45 between Muskogee and Webbers Falls.  

About a quarter mile of land burned from the ditch.

No one was injured.

The turnpike was closed for about an hour and 15 minutes. All lanes are now reopened.

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