UPDATE: The roadway has been cleared.
The Chisago County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol, and Rush City fire department responded to the trail fire this morning. After the hay fire was put out, the roadway was cleared with heavy machinery and traffic was eased back through the area.
According to a post on the Chisago County Sheriff's Twitter account I-35 near Rush City is closed down.
The post reads:
South bound I35 south of Rush City is shut down. A trailer loaded with hay caught on fire and RCFD is working to put it out and clear it off the road. Traffic is being diverted off the Interstate and through Rush City.