Jerome, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Traffic near the rest area before the Twin Falls turnoff on I-84 is slowed this afternoon due to a fire.

This after a semi truck fire that then started the grass near the Big Little Ranch Sub division on fire. Idaho State Police and the Jerome Rural Fire department are on the scene. The fire started near one of the trucks tires. The driver was able to separate the truck tractor from the load of wooden pallets he was hauling.

Update: Traffic on the scanner indicates the fire department has the brush fire under control.