Grass fire on Interstate 80 by Newcastle Road offramp
There's currently a grass fire buring on the right hand side of eastbound Interstate 80 near the Newcastle Road offramp, according to the California Highway Patrol online reporting website.
The CHP has issued a sigalert and says the right-hand lane of eastbound Interstate 80 is blocked at Newcastle and that motorists can expect heavy congestion and delays.
A Cal Fire spokesperson says that the fire has been contained, but did not give an acreage amount.
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